Apartments in Benidorm, Spain
Apartments in Benidorm, Spain

More people in Spain live in flats rather than houses than anywhere else in Europe.

That's what we learned from a statistical release from the European Commission.

The release showed that in the European Union in 2014, more than half of the population (59.3 per cent) were living in houses and 40 per cent were living in flats.

Browse country by country in the interactive map below (full chart further below):

In 2014, there were more owners than tenants in every EU member state. The populations with the highest proportions of owners were Romania (96.1 per cent) Slovakia (90.3 per cent) and Lithuania (89.9 per cent).

The populations with the highest proportions of tenants were Germany (47.5 per cent), Austria (42.8 per cent) and Denmark (36.7 per cent).

The UK had the fourth highest tenancy population (35.2 per cent) with only 64.8 per cent owning their home.

Via Statista
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