TABLE 1 PERCENTAGE OF PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE OF LIVING QUARTERS AND AREA : 1996, 1986 AND 1976.
 
Year and Area Total Type of Living Quarter
Number Percent Detached House Town House Apartment Flat Condominium Row House Brick Row House Room Mobile Others
Total  
1996

15,002,591

100.0 80.7 4.4 1.9 11.0 1.9 a 0.1
1986

10,723,129

100.0 85.7 0.8 1.0 10.4 1.7 a 0.4
1976

6,858,920

100.0 89.9 - 0.2 8.9 1.0 - -
Municipal Area  
1996

3,046,293

100.0 41.5 8.8 7.5 33.2 8.7 0.1 0.2
1986

2,049,153

100.0 49.3 3.6 4.9 33.5 7.5 0.1 1.1
1976

1,010,420

100.0 51.3 - 1.6 41.1 6.0 - -
Non-Municipal Area  
1996

11,956,299

100.0 90.6 3.3 0.4 5.4 0.2 a 0.1
1986

8,673,976

100.0 94.2 0.2 0.1 5.0 0.3 a 0.2
1976

5,848,500

100.0 96.5 - a 3.3 0.2 - -
 

a : Less than 0.1
Source : Report on Housing Survey 1996, 1986 and 1976, National Statistical Office.