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  • 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.
  • Adoptions in England and Wales, 2012 20-Aug-2013
    Annual adoptions statistics following court orders. Analysed by sex, age and marital status of biological parents.
  • 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.
  • Adoptions in England and Wales, 2011 07-Aug-2012
    Annual adoptions statistics following court orders. Analysed by sex, age and marital status of biological parents.
  • 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.

Latest Data

  • 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.
  • Adoptions in England and Wales, 2012 (Excel sheet 204Kb) 20-Aug-2013
    The tables contain adoption statistics analysed by sex, age and marital status of the biological parents for England and Wales in 2012.
  • 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.
  • Adoptions in England and Wales, 2011 (Excel sheet 165Kb) 07-Aug-2012
    Adoption statistics for England and Wales, 2011. Analysed by sex, age and marital status of the biological parents.
  • Historic Adoption Tables, 2011 (Excel sheet 127Kb) 07-Aug-2012
    Adoption orders by date of entry in the Adopted Children Register by sex, age at adoption and whether the adopted child was born inside/outside marriage, 1974–2011.
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