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Romania

Romania Housing Stats

Definitions

  • Average people per household: Household size.
  • Detached houses: Percent of population living in detached houses.
  • Flats: Percent of population living in flats.
  • 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 houses without all facilities: Number of people who live in a household where at least one of the following eight characteristics is lacking: 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 houses with all facilities: 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.
  • 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: Percent of population owning their homes. 
  • Owner occupier households: Number of households owned by one or several members of the household.
  • Renting: Percent of population renting their homes.
  • Semi-detached or terraced houses: Percent of population living in semi-detached or terraced houses.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Average people per household 2.9 2002 7th out of 10
Detached houses 56% 2007 4th out of 28
Flats 41% 2007 17th out of 28
Free accommodation 2% 2007 22nd out of 25
Houses with kitchen 5.8 million 2002 2nd out of 6
Number of rooms > Houses with 1 room 794,029 2002 1st out of 6
Occupants of houses with all facilities 6.11 million 2002 3rd out of 4
Occupants of houses without all facilities 14.81 million 2002 2nd out of 4
Occupants of rural houses with all facilities 95,630 2002 4th out of 4
Occupants of rural houses with all facilities per thousand people 4.39 2002 4th out of 4
Occupants of urban houses with all facilities 6.02 million 2002 3rd out of 4
Owner occupier 96% 2007 1st out of 28
Owner occupier households 6.81 million 2002 1st out of 8
Renting 2% 2007 28th out of 28
Semi-detached or terraced houses 3% 2007 27th out of 28

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. 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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