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 Severe housing deprivation rate (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Severe housing deprivation rate (%) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013) and Urban areas typology; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Statistics on income and living conditions
First available period 2004
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Urban areas typology
Concepts
  • SEVERE HOUSING DEPRIVATION:  Condition of the resident population living in an overcrowded household and with, at least, one of the following housing problems:
    a) lack of a bath or shower in the dwelling; b) lack of a indoor flushing toilet for sole use of the household; c) leaking roof, damp walls/floors/foundation, or rot in window frames or floor; d) insufficient natural light (too dark) in a sunny day.
  • MEDIUM URBAN AREA:  Parish that fulfills, at least, one of the following requirements: 1) the higher value of the average between the weight of population in the parish¿s total population and of the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space surpasses 50% of the parish¿s total area; 2) the higher value of the average between the weight of population in the parish¿s total population and of the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space doesn¿t surpass 50% of the parish¿s total area; 3) the parish is the location of the municipal council and has a population equal to or below 5 000 inhabitants; 4) the parish includes, totally or partially, a locality with a population of 2 000 or more inhabitants and less than 5 000 inhabitants, being the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population or in the locality¿s total population equal to or higher than 50%.
  • Predominantly urban area:  Parish that fulfills, at least, one of the following requirements: 1) the higher value of the average between the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population and the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space doesn¿t surpass 50% of the parish¿s total area; 2) the parish is the location of the municipal council and has a population of more than 5 000 inhabitants; 3) the parish includes, totally or partially, a locality with a population of 5 000 or more inhabitants, being the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population or in the locality¿s total population equal to or higher than 50%.
  • PREDOMINANTLY RURAL AREA:  Parish not classified either as APU or as AMU.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD:  A group of people living at the same dwelling, with either "de jure" or "de facto" family relationships,occupying the all or part of a dwelling; or a single person that fully or partly accupies a dwelling.
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 07/05/2021

 

 Housing cost overburden rate (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Housing cost overburden rate (%) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013) and Urban areas typology; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Statistics on income and living conditions
First available period 2004
Last available period 2021
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Urban areas typology
Concepts
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
  • PREDOMINANTLY RURAL AREA:  Parish not classified either as APU or as AMU.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • Predominantly urban area:  Parish that fulfills, at least, one of the following requirements: 1) the higher value of the average between the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population and the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space doesn¿t surpass 50% of the parish¿s total area; 2) the parish is the location of the municipal council and has a population of more than 5 000 inhabitants; 3) the parish includes, totally or partially, a locality with a population of 5 000 or more inhabitants, being the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population or in the locality¿s total population equal to or higher than 50%.
  • HOUSING COST BURDEN:  Household condition where the housing costs represent more than 40%.
  • PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD:  A group of people living at the same dwelling, with either "de jure" or "de facto" family relationships,occupying the all or part of a dwelling; or a single person that fully or partly accupies a dwelling.
  • MEDIUM URBAN AREA:  Parish that fulfills, at least, one of the following requirements: 1) the higher value of the average between the weight of population in the parish¿s total population and of the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space surpasses 50% of the parish¿s total area; 2) the higher value of the average between the weight of population in the parish¿s total population and of the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space doesn¿t surpass 50% of the parish¿s total area; 3) the parish is the location of the municipal council and has a population equal to or below 5 000 inhabitants; 4) the parish includes, totally or partially, a locality with a population of 2 000 or more inhabitants and less than 5 000 inhabitants, being the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population or in the locality¿s total population equal to or higher than 50%.
Definition HOUSING COST - Costs relative to the rent, water, electricity, gas and heating, condominium, sewage, regular maintenance and repairs, as well as mortgage interest payments and structural insurance.
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 02/08/2022

 

 Overcrowding rate (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Overcrowding rate (%) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013) and Urban areas typology; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Statistics on income and living conditions
First available period 2004
Last available period 2021
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Urban areas typology
Concepts
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
  • PREDOMINANTLY RURAL AREA:  Parish not classified either as APU or as AMU.
  • PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD:  A group of people living at the same dwelling, with either "de jure" or "de facto" family relationships,occupying the all or part of a dwelling; or a single person that fully or partly accupies a dwelling.
  • OVERCROWDED HOUSEHOLD:  Household where the number of rooms is not sufficient for the household's dimension and demographic composition.
  • MEDIUM URBAN AREA:  Parish that fulfills, at least, one of the following requirements: 1) the higher value of the average between the weight of population in the parish¿s total population and of the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space surpasses 50% of the parish¿s total area; 2) the higher value of the average between the weight of population in the parish¿s total population and of the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space doesn¿t surpass 50% of the parish¿s total area; 3) the parish is the location of the municipal council and has a population equal to or below 5 000 inhabitants; 4) the parish includes, totally or partially, a locality with a population of 2 000 or more inhabitants and less than 5 000 inhabitants, being the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population or in the locality¿s total population equal to or higher than 50%.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • Predominantly urban area:  Parish that fulfills, at least, one of the following requirements: 1) the higher value of the average between the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population and the weight of the area in the parish¿s total area corresponds to urban space, provided that the weight of the area in predominantly rural space doesn¿t surpass 50% of the parish¿s total area; 2) the parish is the location of the municipal council and has a population of more than 5 000 inhabitants; 3) the parish includes, totally or partially, a locality with a population of 5 000 or more inhabitants, being the weight of the population in the parish¿s total population or in the locality¿s total population equal to or higher than 50%.
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 02/08/2022


information presented in 27/9/2022