More Empty Homes In 2016

  • 2 Jun 2017 8:00 AM
More Empty Homes In 2016
There were 4.4 million homes in Hungary in 2016, the Central Statistics Office announced in its publication Mikrocenzus on Wednesday.

Among homes, 12% were empty, up from 11% in 2011 and 9.23% in 2001.

Budapest has 908,000 homes, of which 107,000 are empty. Among the 1.2 million homes in small communities, 182,000 are empty.

Among homes, about 66% have brick walls, 14% concrete and 13% adobe. On the Great Plains and in Tolna county, adobe homes represent a 23-37% share.

Tap water is available in 99% of homes and 87% are connected to a sewage network, up from 77% in 2011. There is no tap water in 50,000 homes, no sewage connection in over 70,000 homes and no water-flush toilets in 150,000 homes.

Source: Hungary Around the Clock

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