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Housing

Volume 712: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

Questions

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people were on local authority waiting lists for housing in each of the past 10 years. [HL4394]

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what the household growth figures were in each of the past 10 years. [HL4395]

The latest household estimates for England were released in the Communities and Local Government statistics release of 21 May 2009 and accompanying live tables. The web links are show below:

link to household estimates and projections statistics release: http://www.communities.gov.uk/ publications/corporate/statistics/2031households0309.

link to household estimates and projections live tables: http://www.communities.gov.uk/housing/ housingresearch/housingstatistics/housingstatisticsby/householdestimates/livetables-households/.

There were 21.5 million households in England in 2006, a 1 per cent increase from 21.3 million in 2005 and a 9 per cent increase from 19.7 million in 1996.