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Owner-Occupation

Volume 176: debated on Wednesday 18 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the level of owner-occupation in Britain and in each European Community country.

The available information is as follows:

Percentage of owner-occupied housingYear
Belgium611981
Denmark561987
France511984
Germany411985
Greece721982
Ireland761981
Italy641986
Luxembourg601982
Netherlands441985
Portugal561981
Spain761980
Corresponding estimates for Great Britain are 58 per cent. for 1982 and 66 per cent. for 1989. Figures for the various countries are not all compiled on a comparable basis and should be interpreted with caution.