The housing stock in France at 1st January 2014

Laure Crusson et Séverine Arnault, division Logement, Insee

On 1st January 2014, Metropolitan France had 33.9 million housing units, of which 83% were main residences. The Paris agglomeration had 16% of the main residences and rural areas had 44% of the secondary residences. Six out of ten households owned their main home; this proportion has increased since the 1980s and has stabilised since the late 2000s. In the overseas departments, the housing stock grew faster than in Metropolitan France, from 2% to 3% per year over thirty years versus 1% per year in Metropolitan France.

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Paru le : 09/02/2015