TABLE 3 PERCENTAGE OF PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS BY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS OF DWELLING UNIT AND AREA : 1996, 1986 AND 1976.
 
Construction Materials of Dwelling Unit 1/ and Area 1996 1986 2/ 1976
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0
  (15,000,344) (10,675,338) (6,802,140)

Wood

93.3 90.6 71.3

Materials

6.7 9.4 28.7
Municipal Area 100.0 100.0 100.0
  (3,045,315) (2,023,192) (991,470)

Wood

94.5 97.3 94.2

Materials

5.5 2.7 5.8
Non-Municipal Area 100.0 100.0 100.0
  (11,955,030) (8,652,146) (5,810,670)

Wood

93.0 89.0 67.4

Materials

7.0 11.0 32.6
 
Note :
1/ : Excluding unknown.
2/ :Excluding mobile. Source :Report of Housing Survey 1996, 1986 and 1976, National Statistical Office.