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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
5 Sri Lanka 2.2 2001
6 Azerbaijan 2.1 2001
7 Lesotho 2.1 2001
8 Peru 2 2001
9 Syria 2 2001
10 Kuwait 1.7 2001
11 Panama 1.6 2001
12 Iraq 1.5 2001
13 The Gambia 1.5 2001
14 Colombia 1.4 2001
15 Romania 1.3 2001
16 Egypt 1.3 2001
17 The Bahamas 1.3 2001
18 Turkey 1.3 2001
19 Mauritius 1.2 2001
20 Israel 1.2 2001
21 Croatia 1.2 2001
22 Serbia and Montenegro 1.2 2001
23 Cameroon 1.2 2001
24 New Caledonia 1.2 2001
25 Slovakia 1.2 2001
26 South Korea 1.1 2001
27 French Guiana 1.1 2001
28 Czech Republic 1 2001
29 Cuba 1 2001
30 Bulgaria 1 2001
31 Uruguay 1 2001
32 Reunion 1 2001
33 Poland 1 2001
34 Costa Rica 0.9 2001
35 Martinique 0.9 2001
36 Guadeloupe 0.9 2001
37 Finland 0.8 2001
38 Japan 0.8 2001
39 Hungary 0.8 2001
40 Guam 0.8 2001
41 Portugal 0.7 2001
42 France 0.7 2001
43 Aruba 0.7 2001
44 Austria 0.7 2001
45 Brazil 0.7 2001
46 Puerto Rico 0.7 2001
47 San Marino 0.7 2001
48 Netherlands 0.7 2001
49 Bermuda 0.6 2001
50 Belgium 0.6 2001
51 Switzerland 0.6 2001
52 Cyprus 0.6 2001
53 Norway 0.6 2001
54 Virgin Islands 0.6 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.583 2001
55 United States 0.5 2001
56 Sweden 0.5 2001
57 Canada 0.5 2001
58 United Kingdom 0.5 2001
59 Germany 0.5 2001
60 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

People > Persons per room: Countries Compared Map

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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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