34 Percent: Switzerland Has The Lowest Home Ownership Rate In Western EuropeJuly 14, 2013 12:35 am
We are not implying anything on the Buy Vs Rent equation here – this is just something we spotted – at less than 34 percent, Switzerland has the lowest home ownership rate in the whole of Western Europe. And for a country doing so well economically that is indeed a surprising number (Source)
In case you were wondering, for the same year 2010, the home ownership rate in the US was 66.5 percent. Yes, almost double the Swiss number.