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null Is your dwelling too dark?

31/10/2020

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In 2019, 4.9% of people in the European Union (EU) reported not having enough daylight in their dwelling, meaning their dwelling seems too dark and is viewed as a problem for the household.

 Infographic: Share of population considering their dwelling too dark top 4

Source dataset: ilc_mdho04

One in ten people considered their dwelling too dark in Malta, which recorded the highest share among the EU Member States. Malta was followed by Portugal (8.2%), Hungary (8.0%) and Latvia (7.9%).

Infographic: Share of population considering their dwelling too dark

Source dataset: ilc_mdho04

In contrast, the lowest shares were recorded in Slovakia (2.8%, 2018 data), Czechia (2.9%), Italy (3.2%, 2018 data), Cyprus (3.2%) and the Netherlands (3.3%).

Note: The European Union (EU) includes 27 EU Member States. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Further information is published here.

 

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