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European Commission - EUROSTAT

Housing conditions in 2014 - 7 persons out of 10 in the EU live in a dwelling they own - 17% of the EU population live in overcrowded households

Brussels, 23 November 2015

In the European Union (EU), more than half (59.3%) of the population were living in houses and 40.0% in flats in 2014. A majority of people in the EU were owners of their dwellings, with over two-thirds (70.1%) of the population living in owner-occupied dwellings, while 29.9% were renting their dwelling.

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