Lituania, with 92.3% is placed on the second position and Croatia with 92.1% on the third place, according to Hotnews. The smallest real estate rate in Europe was registered in Switzerland, with 43.8%, where almost all owners having credit or mortgage for the property (39.4%).

Germany situates on the second lowest place, with 53.4% of the population being owners. Among them, 28.1% have credit or mortgage. The following country is Austria, with a property rate of 57.5%. In Italy, the property rate is 72.9%, while in Great Britain is 67.9% and in Spain is 82.7%.


The European Union property rate average is 70.9%. (source: