Official Statistics

Rural housing statistics

Housing availability and affordability in rural and urban areas.

Documents

Rural house building - data sets

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Rural homelessness and temporary accommodation - datasets

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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
  • 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: Department for 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 31 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Published today, latest analysis on Rural housing.
  2. Published today, latest analysis on housing affordability in rural areas.
  3. We’ve changed how we’ve organised rural statistics and updated the content following Lord Cameron’s review of rural proofing.
  4. New rural statistics on the net additions to rural housing stock have been published today.
  5. Average private registered provider rents in rural and urban areas published.
  6. The latest rural housing statistics released today.
  7. First published.