Demographic Analysis Unit
Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444022
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK
Survey name(s): Labour Force Survey
There were 26.3 million households in the UK in 2011. Of these 29 per cent consisted of only one person and almost 20 per cent consisted of four or more people
The Summary Quality Report for families and households provides information about the methods used to produce these statistics and data quality.
This release presents recent estimates of the number of families by type, people in families by family type and children in families by type. Types of family include married couple families, cohabiting couple families and lone parent families. Tables on household size, household types and people in different household types are also provided. These include estimates of people living alone and multi-family households.
These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.