The latest figure on empty properties accounts for 13.6 per cent of Japan’s total housing stock. Photo: Julian Ryall

In Japan, 8.46 million homes lie empty, and number only set to rise

  • With the vast majority of people choosing to live in cities, disused derelict houses are increasingly becoming eyesores in suburban and country areas
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The latest figure on empty properties accounts for 13.6 per cent of Japan’s total housing stock. Photo: Julian Ryall
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