II.2.1. Economic condition of households

The economic conditions of households will determine their ability to equip their house with air conditioning, to pay higher electricity bills resulting from the use of fans and air conditioners, renovate their homes, to pay for a health insurance. It will as well condition the possibility of leaving the city ​​during the hottest days. As already discussed in the previous section, economic insecurity is a very important issue in Plaine Commune. According to Filocom 2009 data, 29.9 % of households on average on the territory of Plaine Commune are below the poverty line (33.3 % in Aubervilliers ); median income is almost twice lower than on average in Île-de- France (data without Saint -Ouen , INSEE 2010 Taxable Income localized by urban setting).

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