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The best housing conditions in India. Where does your state stand?

Last updated on: June 25, 2014 14:43 IST

We bring you two indicators of housing conditions across India from the National Sample Survey 69th round (2012).

The map above shows the percentage of households living in dwelling units that were owned freehold in the period of the survey (2012).

The percentage of households living in freehold accommodation is one of the two indicators of housing conditions across India from the National Sample Survey 69th round (2012). The survey report acknowledges the importance of home ownership with the words, "Ownership of the dwelling unit can be considered as the most secured tenure status."

The other interesting statistic that indicates whether living quarters are spacious or cramped is of households where married couples have a separate room. The numbers as reported in the survey are visualised in the map below.

Households where married couples have a separate room (2012)

Further, here are the detailed state-wise numbers for both indicators: