The latest England net supply of housing statistics produced by Communities and Local Government were released on Wednesday 2 November 2011.
The latest statistics report on net supply of housing up to the 2010-11 financial year and update those previously released on 21 October 2010.
Key points from the latest release are:
- Annual housing supply in England amounted to 121,200 net additional dwellings in 2010-11. This is a 6 per cent decrease on the 128,680 net additional homes supplied in the previous year, and compares with a 23 per cent fall between 2008-09 and 2009-10.
- The 121,200 net additions figure for 2010-11 is composed of 117,700 new build homes, 5,050 additional homes resulting from conversions, 11,540 additional homes resulting from change of use, 1,810 other gains and a loss of 14,890 homes through demolitions.
- London saw the largest decrease (27 per cent), falling from 24,340 net additional homes in 2009-10 to 17,830 in 2010-11, and the North West showed the next largest decrease (16 per cent). The North East saw the largest increase (26 per cent), from 3,740 in 2009-10 to 4,710 in 2010-11, and the East of England showed the next largest increase (5 per cent). Similar numbers of new homes were added in Yorkshire and Humber, the West Midlands, the South East and South West in 2010-11 as in 2009-10.
Please note: These statistics were assessed by the United Kingdom Statistics Authority in June 2011 (Report 117). We have addressed the requirements relating to these statistics to the satisfaction of the UK Statistics Authority and they are now accredited as National Statistics.