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Subtopic: One-person Households

Latest Summaries

  • UK households in 2013 infographic 10-Dec-2013
    Infographic showing the number and type of households in the UK
  • Lone parents with dependent children 19-Jan-2012
    Characteristics of lone parents with dependent children in 2011 and how those characteristics have changed since 2001.
  • Children in Families 14-Apr-2011
    The number of dependent children living in families in the UK has remained stable between 2001 and 2010 at 13.3 million. While the number of dependent children has not significantly changed, the types of families in which they live have changed: There has been a fall in the number of dependent children in married couple families.

Latest Publications

  • 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.
  • An overview of 40 years of data (General Lifestyle Survey Overview - a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey) 07-Mar-2013
    The 2011 General Lifestyle Survey Overview report marks 40 years of results from a continuous household survey. The survey has monitored changes in the demographic, social and economic characteristics of households, families and people in Great Britain. These are some of the key changes measured by the survey during this time.
  • Chapter 3 - Households, familes and people (General Lifestyle Survey Overview - a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey) 07-Mar-2013
    Data on Households, families and people taken from the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey on how the composition of households and families has changed over the last 40 years.
  • 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.
  • Comparing Data Sources on Families and Households (Pdf 171Kb) 19-Jan-2012
    The ONS publishes estimates of families and households using the Labour Force Survey between ten yearly censuses. The LFS has been chosen as the preferred source of estimates on these topics due to its large sample size, long time series and timeliness, and because it provides estimates on a consistent basis for the whole UK. However the LFS is not the only source of data on families and households. This document provides a brief guide to the LFS and to alternative sources of data on this topic.
  • Families and Households, 2001 to 2011 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.

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