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Subtopic: Household Composition and Characteristics

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  • Families and Households, 2015 05-Nov-2015
    Families and children by family type including married couples, cohabiting couples and lone parents. Also shows household size and people living alone.
  • Families and Households, 2014 28-Jan-2015
    Presents statistics on families and children by family type including married couples, cohabiting couples and lone parents. Also shows household size and people living alone.
  • 2011 Census Analysis: Do the Demographic and Socio-Economic Characteristics of those Living Alone in England and Wales Differ from the General Population? 17-Dec-2014
    Analyses of those living alone in the usually resident household population aged 16 and over are reported at national and local authority level.
  • Households and Household Composition in England and Wales, 2001-11 29-May-2014
    Analyses households and usual residents living in households in England and Wales in 2011 using the published census data on households and population. Summarises household space, household size, housing tenure, usual residents and children living in households at national and local levels.
  • Overcrowding and Under-occupation in England and Wales 17-Apr-2014
    Occupancy ratings by household type in England and Wales, 2011 Census analysis. An occupancy rating shows whether a household is overcrowded or under-occupied. The analysis revealed that out of 23.4 million households, 1.1 million (4.5%) were overcrowded and that overcrowding was most likely to occur in socially rented (8.7%) and privately rented households (8.6%), compared to owner occupied (2.3%). However, most households (16.1 million) were under-occupied and 6.2 million had bedrooms at par with the standard. Owner occupied households were most likely to be under-occupied (82.7%), compared with privately rented (49.5%) and socially rented households (39.4%).
  • Families and Households, 2013 31-Oct-2013
    Shows families and children by family type including married couples, cohabiting couples and lone parents. Also shows household size and people living alone.

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