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  • What does the 2011 Census tell us about concealed families living in multi-family households in England and Wales? 06-Feb-2014
    This analysis presents a summary of concealed families in England and Wales using 2011 Census data. A concealed family is one living in a multi-family household in addition to the primary family, such as a young couple living with parents. Each family is assigned a Family Reference Person (FRP). Where there is more than one FRP in the household, the Household Reference Person (HRP) is chosen from the FRPs based on economic activity and then age, and finally order on the census form. The HRP is normally therefore the oldest full-time worker in most households and identifies the primary family in the household. Analyses of concealed family types and change over time are reported at the national, regional and local levels.
  • Families and Households, 2013 31-Oct-2013
    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.
  • Family size in 2012 25-Mar-2013
    Families in the UK by the number of dependent children they have, with a particular focus on those with three or more dependent children. Examines trends over time, where such families live and their economic activity.
  • Families and Households, 2012 01-Nov-2012
    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.
  • Short Report: Cohabitation in the UK, 2012 01-Nov-2012
    This report analyses the characteristics of people who are cohabiting with a partner.
  • Young Adults Living With Parents in the UK, 2011 29-May-2012
    Characteristics of young adults aged between 20 and 34 who live with their parents.

Latest Data

  • Young adults living with parents, 2013 (Excel sheet 72Kb) 21-Jan-2014
    Estimates of young adults aged 20-34 living with parents by age, sex and UK country / English region between 1996 and 2013
  • Families and Households, 2013 (Excel sheet 419Kb) 31-Oct-2013
    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.
  • Families and Households, 2012 (Excel sheet 413Kb) 01-Nov-2012
    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.
  • Impact of Reweighting on Families and Households Estimates, 2012 (Excel sheet 42Kb) 01-Nov-2012
    Minor annual revisions have been made to previously published estimates of families and households for 2010 to 2011. This spreadsheet describes these changes and their impact on the estimates.
  • Families and Households, 2001 to 2011 (Excel sheet 203Kb) 19-Jan-2012
    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.
  • Impact of Reweighting on Families and Households Estimates, 2002-2010 (Excel sheet 42Kb) 19-Jan-2012
    Minor annual revisions have been made to previously published estimates of families and households for 2002 to 2010. This spreadsheet describes these changes and their impact on the estimates.
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