Official Statistics

Rural housing statistics

Housing availability and affordability in rural and urban areas.

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Details

Availability and affordability of housing in rural and urban areas and the proportion of people who are in need of permanent accommodation.

Metadata

Indicators:

  • house building per 1,000 population
  • net additions to housing stock
  • additions to affordable housing stock
  • homeless and in priority need per 1,000 households
  • people in temporary accommodation per 1,000 households
  • ratio of lower quartile house prices to lower quartile earnings

Data source: Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government

Coverage: England

Rural classification used: Local Authority Rural-Urban Classification

Next release date: tbc

Additional information:

Defra statistics: rural

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Published 28 February 2013
Last updated 29 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Published today, new analysis on additions to affordable housing stock in rural areas.
  2. Published today, latest data on housing availability and affordability in rural areas.
  3. Published today, latest analysis on Rural housing.
  4. Published today, latest analysis on housing affordability in rural areas.
  5. We’ve changed how we’ve organised rural statistics and updated the content following Lord Cameron’s review of rural proofing.
  6. New rural statistics on the net additions to rural housing stock have been published today.
  7. Average private registered provider rents in rural and urban areas published.
  8. The latest rural housing statistics released today.
  9. First published.