France



France: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
IndicatorDataYearSource
Total population66.81 million2015WDI
Urban population (% of total)79.52% of total2015WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)2,421,560 USD (millions)2015WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)41,180.7 USD 2015WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change).09%2015WEO
Average bank deposit rate.09%2015IFS
Lending rate6.6%2015IFS
Owner-occupied units64.1% of total2015Eurostat
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

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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.