Switzerland, China and Japan are the hardest countries to get onto the property ladder in
Money.co.uk’s study of 25 countries has found that the hardest place to get on the property ladder is Switzerland. In Switzerland, the average property price is £501,000 and the average age of a first-time buyer is 48.
Following Switzerland there is China, japan and Kenya.
If we compare Switzerland’s data to that of the UK, you will see that the average age of a first time buyer goes down from 48 to 34. Property prices in the U.K are an average of £247,000 cheaper at £254,000.
The places with the youngest age of buyers are Iceland, (27) Belgium (27) and Finland (28).
Other regions with higher average ages for first time buyers are Spain (41), Japan (41) and the Czech Republic (41.5).