France


The Housing Finance Sector data for France extends back to 1999. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

France: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
IndicatorDataYearSource
Total population67.05 million2017WDI
Urban population (% of total)79.98% of total2017WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)2,583,560 USD (millions)2017WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)43,760.77 USD 2017WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.21%2017WEO
Average bank deposit rate.79%2017IFS
Lending rateNot available2017IFS
Owner-occupied units57% of total2017INSEE-CGDD (Compte du logement)
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:1,047,854.35 USD (millions)2015Banque de France
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)43.27%2015WEO, Banque de France
Typical LTV at origination802015Hypostat 2016
Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)30%2008USH
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title642015WDI

About the Editor

Claude Taffin
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Claude Taffin is a housing finance specialist that has previously served as a Director at Credit Foncier de France, Director at Social Union of the Habitat, and as a Senior Specialist at the World Bank.