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Overcrowding rate. Total Total
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
2020 11.9 .. ..
2019 7.2 5.9 17.1 (e)
2018 5.2 4.7 17.1 (e)
2017 6.7 5.1 17.5 (e)
2016 5.3 5.4 17.9 (e)
2015 7.8 5.5 18.1 (e)
2014 7.5 5.3 18.1 (e)
2013 5.8 5.2 18.3 (e)
Units: Percentage.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Survey on Living Conditions. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(e) Estimated value.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.
Overcrowding rate. Under 60% of the median income per unit of consumption Total
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
2020 30.9 .. ..
2019 23.5 14.6 29.1 (e)
2018 12.0 11.3 28.9 (e)
2017 17.0 11.3 29.3 (e)
2016 15.1 12.7 31.5 (e)
2015 18.1 11.4 31.8 (e)
2014 17.1 10.8 32.2 (e)
2013 13.8 11.0 32.0 (e)
Units: Percentage.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Survey on Living Conditions. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(e) Estimated value.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.
Overcrowding rate. Over 60% of the median income per unit of consumption Total
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
2020 6.7 .. ..
2019 3.3 3.6 14.8 (e)
2018 3.4 2.9 14.7 (e)
2017 4.2 3.4 15.1 (e)
2016 3.0 3.3 15.0 (e)
2015 5.3 3.8 15.2 (e)
2014 4.9 3.7 15.1 (e)
2013 3.8 3.7 15.6 (e)
Units: Percentage.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Survey on Living Conditions. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(e) Estimated value.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: July 15, 2021.

Statistics ECV

Methodological note

The indicator measures the share of people living in overcrowded conditions in Catalonia. A person is considered to be living in an overcrowded household if the house does not have at least one room for the entire household as well as a room for a couple, for each single person above 18, for a pair of teenagers (12 to 17 years of age) of the same sex, for each teenager of different sex and for a pair of children (under 12 years of age).