Survey results of Switzerland: Home Life

The results of the conducted poll indicate that only a third of the Swiss population own their home. Whereas 8% of the homeowners live in an owned flat 26% live in an owned house. In comparison to that, from the two-thirds who rent their home more live in an apartment than a house.
The Swiss relocate on average six times in their lives

Homeowners and tenants in Switzerland

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From all respondents from Switzerland 84% dream of owning their home.
The majority of Swiss dream of an owned home

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Women aged between 50 and 59 years are especially likely to live in an owned home. They usually reside in a rural area. In contrast, the majority of tenants are male between 40 and 49 years and reside in a town.
Typical profile of a homeowner in Switzerland

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The Swiss would be willing to spend a maximum of 30% of their net income on housing, which tallies with the amount that they claim to spend at the moment.

Income spent on housing Switzerland

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Potential income spent on housing Switzerland

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A noticeable amount of 70% of Swiss who inhabit a rented flat believe that the cost of living is growing.

Living is rather expensive Switzerland

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Living is getting ever more expensive Switzerland

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

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The percentage of Swiss people who live in a single household amounts to 21%.

Who people share their home with Switzerland

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Who people share their home with Switzerland (residence)

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Only 6.8% of Swiss citizens have a second home. Most of the secondary residences are located in a rural area in Switzerland and used for holiday purposes.

Purposes of secondary residences Switzerland

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Location of secondary residences Switzerland

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The Swiss would like a home interior of 150 square meters and 5 rooms.
Size of ideal living space in Switzerland

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

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Survey results of Switzerland: Home Life