Global Housing

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This report examines the global housing market in terms of both the global housing stock and the construction of new housing units. Historical data for 2008, 2013, and 2018 and forecasts for 2023 and 2028 are presented in units by country in the following regions:

  • North America
  • Central and South America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia/Pacific
  • Africa/Mideast

Housing data in this report encompass private (owner-occupied and rental), public/social housing (owner-occupied and rental), and informal housing.

Housing units are segmented by type in terms of:

  • single-family housing units
  • multifamily housing units (e.g., apartments/flats, condominiums, townhouses)

This report also includes the following data, all presented in square meters:

  • existing residential floor space
  • new residential floor space
  • average size of existing housing units
  • average size of new housing units

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