Monthly Statistical Bulletin, August 2022

2022 Edition 32 Renters or homeowners’ households, by reason for renting or being a homeowner (%) 1.4 1.7 3.2 9.6 10.0 10.6 63.5 Purchase was preferred but the household did not have the financial means to do so Preferred not to be indebted Ren�ng was preferred, regardless of the financial situa�on The rent was lower than the loan payment Considered that the purchase of a house was not a good investment Having the money available was preferred rather than owning the house Don't know/ don't answer B – Renters’ households 1.3 2.0 14.4 37.8 44.5 Purchasing a house was a good investmen when compared to ren�ng Preferred to live in a home of their own regardless of whether or not the purchase was a good investment Don't know/ don't answer Ren�ng was preferred but there were no houses available to rent The loan payment was lower than the rent More information is available at: Portuguese household finance and consumption survey - 2020 3 August 2022 A – Homeowners’ households