Statistics: 59% of families in Turkey live in their homes
Turkey Statistical Institute (TSI), ‘Family Statistics 2018 announced its research. According to TURKSTAT, most families spend a significant portion of their income on housing. According to the results of household budget research; The highest share of expenditures made by Turkey on the general-purpose household consumption in 2017 took 24.7 percent of expenditures on housing and rent.
Food and non-alcoholic beverages expenditures were the second with 19.7 percent and transportation expenditures with 18.7 percent, respectively. The spending groups, which had the lowest share in total consumption expenditures, had health, 2.2 percent, 2.3 percent, and 2.7 percent, respectively.
The most important problem in housing isolation
According to the results of income and living conditions research; When the property status of the house is examined in 2017, 59.1 percent of the individuals lived in their own residence, 24.7 percent of the tenants were determined to be.
In 2017, 40.8 percent of individuals experienced heating problems due to isolation in their houses, 36.6 percent of them leaked roof, damp walls, rotten window frame and so on. 22.9% of them suffered from air pollution, environmental pollution or other environmental problems caused by traffic or industry.