The world housing market

Date of publication: August 28, 1977


This paper presents an analysis of the world housing market for the period 1960-1985. Historical and projected data are presented for number of households, conventional homes in place, homes wired for electricity, homes containing piped-in water, housing completions, average floor size per completions, average floor size per completion, and the type of structure. The emphasis is on analysing the general socio-economic environment, housing amenities, and regional differences or similarities.

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