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Housing costs

Official statistics of Sweden

The statistics show households' housing costs in different forms of tenure. Housing costs are also related to household income. The statistics on housing costs previously belonged to the survey Household Finances (HEK), but since 2015 the statistics are located in this survey.

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Swedish households spend one fifth of their disposable income on housing in 2021


Households’ median costs for housing was about SEK 78 000 in 2021. For households living in owner-occupied one- or two-dwelling buildings, the median cost was SEK 86 000, while households living in rented dwellings paid SEK 77 000 and households living in tenant-owned dwellings paid SEK 73 000. To pay for housing, households use on average a fifth of their disposable income.

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