Fuel poverty: sub-regional methodology and documentation

Provides an outline of the methodology used in compiling sub-regional fuel poverty statistics.


Sub-regional fuel poverty statistics methodology: 2018

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The sub-regional fuel poverty modelling provides estimates of the level of fuel poverty at small geographical areas. It is based on national data drawn from the English Housing Survey (EHS).

Published 24 November 2011
Last updated 26 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. 2018 Subregional fuel poverty methodology handbook published
  2. Latest methodology guidance published.
  3. latest version of methodology attached
  4. Updated version published.
  5. First published.