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People > Persons per room: Countries Compared

Author: Suchita Vemuri<br>Staff Editor

Author: Suchita Vemuri<br>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 PakistanPakistan 3 2001
2 IndiaIndia 2.7 2001
3 NicaraguaNicaragua 2.6 2001
4 HondurasHonduras 2.2 2001
5 Sri LankaSri Lanka 2.2 2001
6 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 2.1 2001
7 LesothoLesotho 2.1 2001
8 PeruPeru 2 2001
9 SyriaSyria 2 2001
10 KuwaitKuwait 1.7 2001
11 PanamaPanama 1.6 2001
12 IraqIraq 1.5 2001
13 The GambiaThe Gambia 1.5 2001
14 ColombiaColombia 1.4 2001
15 RomaniaRomania 1.3 2001
16 EgyptEgypt 1.3 2001
17 The BahamasThe Bahamas 1.3 2001
18 TurkeyTurkey 1.3 2001
19 MauritiusMauritius 1.2 2001
20 IsraelIsrael 1.2 2001
21 CroatiaCroatia 1.2 2001
22 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 1.2 2001
23 CameroonCameroon 1.2 2001
24 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 1.2 2001
25 SlovakiaSlovakia 1.2 2001
26 South KoreaSouth Korea 1.1 2001
27 French GuianaFrench Guiana 1.1 2001
28 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 1 2001
29 CubaCuba 1 2001
30 BulgariaBulgaria 1 2001
31 UruguayUruguay 1 2001
32 ReunionReunion 1 2001
33 PolandPoland 1 2001
34 Costa RicaCosta Rica 0.9 2001
35 MartiniqueMartinique 0.9 2001
36 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe 0.9 2001
37 FinlandFinland 0.8 2001
38 JapanJapan 0.8 2001
39 HungaryHungary 0.8 2001
40 GuamGuam 0.8 2001
41 PortugalPortugal 0.7 2001
42 FranceFrance 0.7 2001
43 ArubaAruba 0.7 2001
44 AustriaAustria 0.7 2001
45 BrazilBrazil 0.7 2001
46 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 0.7 2001
47 San MarinoSan Marino 0.7 2001
48 NetherlandsNetherlands 0.7 2001
49 BermudaBermuda 0.6 2001
50 BelgiumBelgium 0.6 2001
51 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 0.6 2001
52 CyprusCyprus 0.6 2001
53 NorwayNorway 0.6 2001
54 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 0.6 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 0.583 2001
55 United StatesUnited States 0.5 2001
56 SwedenSweden 0.5 2001
57 CanadaCanada 0.5 2001
58 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 0.5 2001
59 GermanyGermany 0.5 2001
60 New ZealandNew Zealand 0.5 2001

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Persons per room", 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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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<br>Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri<br>Staff Editor

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