National Statistics

English Housing Survey 2015 to 2016: first time buyers

Report on the characteristics and circumstances of first time buyers in England

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English Housing Survey 2015 to 2016: first time buyers

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Chapter 1: figures and annex tables

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Details

This report focuses on households who have purchased a property that is their main home in the 3 years before 2015-16 and have not previously owned a property.

It sets out the demographic/household characteristics and the economic activity of recent first time buyers. It also describes the value and source of deposits and flows into home ownership. Where possible, comparisons are made back to 1995-96 and 2005-06.

Published 13 July 2017