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Housing: Mortgages

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the number of people who have (a) a mortgage on a domestic property and (b) own a property outright. (255215)

It is estimated that there were 8 million households buying with a mortgage and 6.7 million households who were outright owners in England in 2008. These estimates are based on data from the ONS Labour Force Survey.