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Housing conditions and material capabilities of the households in 2020

Housing conditions of households in 2020 were about the same as in 2019. Unexpected financial expenses could be handled by more households and more households could afford one-week holidays.

What were the housing conditions of households in 2020?

In 2020, almost 8 out of 10 households (78%) estimated that their dwellings were in good condition; meaning they had no difficulties such as leaking roof, damp walls/floors/foundation, rot in window frames or floor. The share was 1 percentage point lower than in 2019.

Among the households that had one or more of the above mentioned difficulties, the most common problem in 2020 was dampness (15% of households reported having problems with damp walls or foundations, which is 1 percentage point more than in 2019).

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