Statistics at DCLG

DCLG publishes statistics relating to deprivation, housing and homelessness, local government finance, planning performance and land use.

We produce statistics in accordance with the statutory and other arrangements described in the guide to national and official statistics.

Latest statistical releases

26 October 2016: Local government pension scheme funds for England: 2015 to 2016

26 October 2016: Local government pension scheme funds for Wales: 2015 to 2016

20 October 2016: Social housing sales in England: 2015 to 2016

Statistical series

On 5 January 2016 responsibility for fire and rescue policy transferred from the Department for Communities and Local Government to the Home Office.

Fire statistics can now been found on the Home Office statistics page.


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Statistics reports and documents published by DCLG, including guidance, can be found through the document search. Live tables that relate to particular statistics releases or guidance will be listed in the document collection on that page.

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Forthcoming publications

This schedule shows the planned publication dates over the coming year for all of the department’s official statistics releases.

Archived statistics

This site contains statistics published since May 2010. Statistical releases published by DCLG before May 2010 can be found on the National Archive.

Pre-release access to official statistics

The principles and rules governing UK government ministers and officials’ access to official statistics in their final form before publication are set out in The Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008. This order forms part of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics against which key statistics are assessed for compliance by the UK Statistics Authority.

Ministers and officials who have received pre-release access for briefing purposes to any of the official statistics released by DCLG are identified in the pre-release access lists.

Corporate procedures and standards

In accordance with the UK Statistics Authority’s Code of Practice for Official Statistics, DCLG follows the arrangements set out in the publications listed below.

Contact us

Please use the contact details on the specific publication for which you have a query.

For general statistics enquiries please email: