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Release: Wealth in Great Britain Wave 2 , The Burden of Property Debt in Great Britain

Released: 13 May 2013

Contact

Matthew Steel

Wealth and Assets Survey

wealth.and.assets.survey@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455680

Categories: Economy, Personal Finances, Personal Income and Wealth

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: GB

Geographical breakdown: Region

Survey name(s): Wealth and Assets Survey

This release focuses on the property liabilities of households in Great Britain, examining both the self-reported burden and the characteristics of those households with this form of debt.

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

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  • meet identified user needs;
  • are well explained and readily accessible;
  • are produced according to sound methods; and
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest.

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