The Commission is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.

European Construction Sector Observatory - 2019 infographics on housing and sustainability

Share this Post:

This document illustrates the state of play concerning housing factors: European housing stock, such as the average age of buildings which need renovation; urbanization rates; overcrowding rate; housing overburden rate which, between 2010 and 2017, fell in 17 Member States.


The document also illustrates some infographics about sustainability and quality of life in the built environment and sustainable buildings, such as noise problems experienced by buildings' occupants, and energy consumption of buildings. It also illustrates the policy initiatives in the EU, such as the breakdown of housing policy in the EU.


Check the file attached to have a glance on this data.