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Average number of people per room in occupied housing unit

Full name:
Average number of people per room in occupied housing unit
Export:
Unit:
number of persons
Type of measure:
Arithmetic average, Population-weighted country group average
Categories:
Visualizations:
Data source:
European Health for All database
Data source notes:
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes:
Average number of people per room in occupied housing unit
Indicator code: E240501.T

Main data source: UN ECE, Annual bulletin of housing and building statistics for Europe and North America (accessible at http://www.unece.org/unece/welcome.html). In case UNECE data were not available, EUROSTAT data or data from national statistical offices have been used.

Data compiled by: Noise and Housing programme of Special Programme for Health and Environment of the WHO Regional Office for Europe.

Potential problems with data comparability: Countries may have different definitions for \"rooms\", some includind kitchens, etc (see above UNECE site for details).