Marginal living space


Most people in the world live in conditions where they have no private space.

Counter Claim:

The median size of a new house built in the USA has risen from 102 square metres in 1949 to 129 sq metres in 1970 to 191 sq metres in 1993. Residential space per person has risen from 29 sq metres in 1950 to 69 sq metres in 1993.

Living simply
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Date of last update
24.04.2019 – 15:10 CEST