§ Mr Rifkind
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a table showing the proportion of houses that are owner-occupied in (a) England and Wales and (b) the rest of Europe, with separate figures for each European country, including those in Eastern Europe.
§ Mr. Armstrong
The following is the available information:
Estimated percentages of dwellings which were owner occupied % England and Wales 55 (1975) Belgium 55* Germany (Federal Republic) 34* France 43* Italy 53* Netherlands 36* Ireland 69* Denmark 47* Hungary 63* Portugal 45 (1960) Sweden 36 (1965) *about 1970