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Housing cost overburden among low-income (owners with mortgage / tenants)

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Housing cost overburden among low-income owners with mortgage (%)

Share of population in the bottom quintile of the income distribution spending more than 40% of disposable income to pay for mortgage


Country2014
Chile65,43
Japan63,41
Estonia62,99
Mexico60,16
Italy58,43
Spain55,65
Portugal55,28
United States54,98
Greece54,24
France52,3
Ireland49,53
Canada47,87
Poland47,21
Latvia44,36
Slovenia42,25
Australia38,05
Croatia36,56
Hungary34,65
Belgium33,88
Slovak Republic33,05
United Kingdom32,93
Austria29,28
Lithuania28,86
Luxembourg28,21
Korea26,61
Germany25,89
Norway22,58
Cyprus21,17
Netherlands16,64
Malta13,58
Switzerland11,98
Czech Republic10,74
Sweden9,65
Finland6,67

Housing cost overburden among low-income tenants (private rent) (%)

Share of population in the bottom quintile of the income distribution spending more than 40% of disposable income to pay for rent at market price on the private rental market

Country2014
Croatia69,15
Chile69,1
Greece68,61
Spain63,93
United Kingdom59,2
United States59,17
Portugal52,72
Belgium47,65
Iceland46,99
Czech Republic46,86
Finland45,31
Denmark44,55
Canada43,45
Norway42,51
Sweden42,11
Japan42,03
Italy38,75
Estonia36,69
Malta35,9
Mexico34,88
Ireland34,06
Luxembourg31,04
Netherlands29,83
Poland29,54
Switzerland29,11
Australia28,8
Austria24,15
Hungary21,99
France21,24
Cyprus20,9
Lithuania15,12
Latvia13,67
Germany13
Slovenia11,36
Slovak Republic5,92

source: OECD (2014)

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