National Statistics

Dwelling stock estimates in England: 2013

Estimate of the number of dwellings in England.



The latest England Dwelling Stock estimates statistics produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government were released on Thursday 27 February 2014.

The latest statistics report on dwelling stock in England as at 31 March 2013.

Key points from the latest release are:

  • there were an estimated 23.2 million dwellings in England as at 31 March 2013, an increase of 125,000 dwellings (0.54%) on the previous year
  • at March 2013 there were 19.1 million private dwellings (owner occupied plus private rented tenures) and 4.0 million social and affordable rented dwellings (Private Registered Providers plus local authority tenures)
  • between March 2012 and March 2013 the social and affordable rented stock increased by 19,000 dwellings and the private stock increased by 93,000 dwellings