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Home Owners

Volume 405: debated on Thursday 22 May 2003

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To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what percentage of the adult population were home owners in (a) 1973, (b) 1983, (c) 1993 and (d) 2000. [115111]

The information requested is tabled below. Where the year shown is not that specified, the year given is the closest for which figures are available.

Percentage of households in England that were owner occupiers


The figure shown for 1977 comes from the National Dwelling and Housing Survey carried out in 1977–78; the figure shown for 1984 comes from the Housing Trailer t the 1984 Labour Force Survey. The figures for 1993 and 2000 come from the Survey of English Housing.