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People > Persons per room: Countries Compared

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Author: Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

In response to 'hum' - no, it means that a person has more than one room at his or her disposal.
DEFINITION: The main data sources for housing statistics are national population and housing censuses. Internationally recommended concepts and definitions for collecting these statistics are published in the Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Pakistan 3 2001
2 India 2.7 2001
3 Nicaragua 2.6 2001
=4 Honduras 2.2 2001
=4 Sri Lanka 2.2 2001
=6 Azerbaijan 2.1 2001
=6 Lesotho 2.1 2001
=8 Peru 2 2001
=8 Syria 2 2001
10 Kuwait 1.7 2001
11 Panama 1.6 2001
=12 Iraq 1.5 2001
=12 The Gambia 1.5 2001
14 Colombia 1.4 2001
=15 Romania 1.3 2001
=15 Egypt 1.3 2001
=15 The Bahamas 1.3 2001
=15 Turkey 1.3 2001
=19 Mauritius 1.2 2001
=19 Israel 1.2 2001
=19 Croatia 1.2 2001
=19 Serbia and Montenegro 1.2 2001
=19 Cameroon 1.2 2001
=19 New Caledonia 1.2 2001
=19 Slovakia 1.2 2001
=26 South Korea 1.1 2001
=26 French Guiana 1.1 2001
=28 Czech Republic 1 2001
=28 Cuba 1 2001
=28 Bulgaria 1 2001
=28 Uruguay 1 2001
=28 Reunion 1 2001
=28 Poland 1 2001
=34 Costa Rica 0.9 2001
=34 Martinique 0.9 2001
=34 Guadeloupe 0.9 2001
=37 Finland 0.8 2001
=37 Japan 0.8 2001
=37 Hungary 0.8 2001
=37 Guam 0.8 2001
=41 Portugal 0.7 2001
=41 France 0.7 2001
=41 Aruba 0.7 2001
=41 Austria 0.7 2001
=41 Brazil 0.7 2001
=41 Puerto Rico 0.7 2001
=41 San Marino 0.7 2001
=41 Netherlands 0.7 2001
=49 Bermuda 0.6 2001
=49 Belgium 0.6 2001
=49 Switzerland 0.6 2001
=49 Cyprus 0.6 2001
=49 Norway 0.6 2001
=49 Virgin Islands 0.6 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.583 2001
=55 United States 0.5 2001
=55 Sweden 0.5 2001
=55 Canada 0.5 2001
=55 United Kingdom 0.5 2001
=55 Germany 0.5 2001
=55 New Zealand 0.5 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Persons per room. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Secretariat and United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat), Compendium of Human Settlement Statistics 2001 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.01.XVII.5), Compendium of Human Settlement Statistics 1995 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.95.XVII.11) and United Nations, Compendium of Human Settlements Statistics 1983 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E/F.84.XVII.5). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Persons-per-room

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Interesting observations about People > Persons per room

All of the top 5 countries by persons per room are Hot countries.
Israel ranked first for persons per room amongst High income OECD countries in 2001.
United States ranked third last for persons per room amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2001.
All of the top 2 countries by persons per room are Former British Colonies'.
Romania ranked first for persons per room amongst European Union in 2001.
Turkey ranked first for persons per room amongst NATO countries in 2001.
All of the top 2 countries by persons per room are South and Central Asian.
All of the top 2 countries by persons per room are Emerging markets'.
Canada ranked second last for persons per room amongst Non-religious countries in 2001.
All of the top 2 countries by persons per room are Religious.

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In response to 'hum' - no, it means that a person has more than one room at his or her disposal.

Posted on 08 Apr 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

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