TABLE 2 PERCENTAGE OF PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS BY TENURE OF LIVING QUARTERS AND AREA : 1996, 1986 AND 1976.
 
Tenure of Living Quarters and Area1/199619861976
Total100.0100.0100.0
 (15,001,542)(10,665,743)(6,831,550)
Owner82.184.489.0
Hire Purchaser0.71.1*
Rent10.18.37.6
Payment in Kind for Service3.23.11.1
Rent Free3.93.12.3
Municipal Area100.0100.0100.0
 (3,046,293)(2,023,452)(1,008,840)
Owner51.451.147.6
Hire Purchaser1.62.9*
Rent32.932.940.6
Payment in Kind for Service8.16.06.0
Rent Free6.07.15.8
Non-Municipal Area100.0100.0100.0
 (11,955,250) (8,642,291)(5,822,710)
Owner89.992.296.2
Hire Purchaser0.50.7*
Rent4.32.51.8
Payment in Kind for Service2.02.40.3
Rent Free3.32.21.7
 
Note :
/ Excluding unknown.
* : Data in 1976 hire purchaser included owner. Source : Report on Housing Survey 1996, 1986 and 1976, National Statistical Office.