World’s Biggest Houses

New Australian homes are now the worlds biggest.

Here is a diagrammatic representation of the size compared with three other countries.

and here are the average home sizes  in square metres:

Australia

214

USA

201

Greece

126

Germany

109

Spain

97

Italy

81

Britain

76

China (Urban Only)

60

Hong Kong

45

Source http://reneweconomy.com.au

In the last 25 years while the size has increased by 10% while the average number of people per household has dropped from 2.7 to 2.6.

Instead of complaining about ‘Housing Affordability’ why aren’t we just building smaller houses?

 

See this post to see the size you need: How Much House?