Survey results of Spain: Home Life

The poll results demonstrate that with 83% the vast majority of Spaniards are homeowners. Of these 52% live in an owned apartment whilst 31% live in an owned house. The remaining 17% who rent their home mostly live in an apartment.
The average Spanish person only moves twice in his life, which is half as much as the European average.

Homeowners and tenants in Spain

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It is noticeable that with 95% almost all Spaniards dream of owning their home.
The majority of Spaniards dream of an owned home

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Likewise, the majority of homeowners and tenants live in a city. However, most owners are male between 40 and 49 years whereas most tenants are female between 30 and 39.
Typical profile of a homeowner in Spain

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The Spanish population spends on average 50% of their net income on housing. This is exactly the amount that they are willing to spend, but it exceeds the European average by 10%. The results also show that those who rent spend more than those who own.
Income spent on housing Spain

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Potential income spent on housing Spain

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The majority of the Spanish population considers living in Spain expensive. However, only one out of four Spanish people believes that the cost of living is growing.

Living is rather expensive Spain

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Living is getting ever more expensive Spain

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Living is getting ever more expensive Spain (rented vs owned)

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Spanish people living in a single household amount to only 7% of the population.

Who people share their home with Spain

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Who people share their home with Spain (residence)

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20% of Spanish citizens have a secondary residence that are mainly located in a rural area or town in Spain and used for holiday purposes.
Purposes of secondary residences Spain

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Location of secondary residences Spain

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The ideal size for a home in the eyes of Spanish people is 141 square meters
Size of ideal living space in Spain

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Their top features of an ideal property are:
Top five living criteria in Spain

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Survey results of Spain: Home Life