|著者所属・氏名||国立環境研究所（NIES） 石河正寛 松橋啓介 金森有子 有賀敏典|
This paper aims to develop a method to estimate vacant dwelling rates of town scale and block scale by using the building point database and the number of households of the census. The current and future vacant dwelling rates of town scale in the nationwide were estimated. The effectual vacant dwelling rates cover about 96% of the total number of dwelling units. The vacant dwelling rates of block scale both in the detached housing area and in the apartment housing area in Yachiyo City, Chiba Prefecture were shown in order to confirm the probability of estimation. It was found that the vacant dwelling rate of each building can be estimated in the apartment housing area by using our method. These data allow local governments to design the urban facility location plan more appropriately.