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Latvia

Latvia Housing Stats

Definitions

  • Average people per household: Household size.
  • Detached houses: Percent of population living in detached houses.
  • Free accommodation: Percent of population who have housing provided to them free of cost.
  • Houses with kitchen: Occupied housing units by type of housing unit, availability of kitchen and urban/rural location.
  • Number of rooms > Houses with 1 room: Occupied housing units by type of housing unit, number of rooms and urban/rural location.
  • Occupants of houses with all facilities: Number of people who live in a household with all of the following eight characteristics: located in a permanent building; access to a street or to common space; was intended to be occupied by one household; piped water within dwelling; toilet within dwelling; fixed bath or shower within dwelling; kitchen or space for cooking within dwelling.
  • Occupants of rural apartments or units: Occupants of housing units by type of housing unit and urban/rural residence.
  • Occupants of rural houses with all facilities per thousand people: Number of people who live in a rural household with all of the following eight characteristics: located in a permanent building; access to a street or to common space; was intended to be occupied by one household; piped water within dwelling; toilet within dwelling; fixed bath or shower within dwelling; kitchen or space for cooking within dwelling. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Occupants of urban houses with all facilities: Number of people who live in an urban household with all of the following eight characteristics: located in a permanent building; access to a street or to common space; was intended to be occupied by one household; piped water within dwelling; toilet within dwelling; fixed bath or shower within dwelling; kitchen or space for cooking within dwelling.
  • Owner occupier households: Number of households owned by one or several members of the household.
  • Renting: Percent of population renting their homes.
  • Rural owner occupier households: Number of rural households owned by one or several members of the household.
  • Rural rented households: Number of rural households rented by the members of the household.
  • Semi-detached or terraced houses: Percent of population living in semi-detached or terraced houses.
  • Urban owner occupier households: Number of urban households owned by one or several members of the household.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Average people per household 2.9 2000 5th out of 7
Detached houses 23% 2007 24th out of 28
Free accommodation 4% 2007 13th out of 25
Houses with kitchen 784,864 2000 2nd out of 3
Number of rooms > Houses with 1 room 145,274 2000 3rd out of 5
Occupants of houses with all facilities 1.42 million 2000 2nd out of 3
Occupants of rural apartments or units 655,502 2011 13th out of 15
Occupants of rural houses with all facilities per thousand people 127.11 2000 2nd out of 2
Occupants of urban houses with all facilities 1.12 million 2000 2nd out of 2
Owner occupier households 919 2011 14th out of 19
Renting 13% 2007 21st out of 28
Rural owner occupier households 614 2011 14th out of 17
Rural rented households 67 2011 12th out of 17
Semi-detached or terraced houses 5% 2007 24th out of 28
Urban owner occupier households 0.0 2011 16th out of 17

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by number of households (Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses Revision 2 , Department of Economic and Social Affairs , United Nations Statistics Division , 2008. Accessed on 2 October 2011.); Wikipedia: Housing in Europe; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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