National Statistics

Net supply of housing in England: 2012 to 2013

Latest statistics on the supply of housing in England.


Net supply of housing: 2012-13, England

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The latest net supply of housing statistics for England, produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government, were released on Thursday 7 November 2013.

The latest statistics report on net supply of housing up to the 2012 to 2013 financial year and update those previously released on 1 November 2012.

Key points from the latest release are:

  • annual housing supply in England amounted to 124,720 net additional dwellings in 2012 to 2013, an 8% decrease in net additional dwellings from 2011 to 2012

  • the 124,720 net additions figure for 2012 to 2013 comprised 118,540 new build homes, 4,100 additional homes resulting from conversions, 12,780 additional homes resulting from change of use, 1,370 other gains and a loss of 12,060 homes through demolitions

  • the dwelling counts from the 2011 census, which were released by the Office for National Statistics in December 2012, have been used to revise the net supply of housing estimates for 2001 to 2002 to 2010 to 2011.

Published 7 November 2013