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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Smoke alarms present at building fires by building type and financial year
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[Collapse]Building TypeAll non derelict buildings. [Filter]
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Click here to sort2009-10Since April 2009, data have been collected via the Incident Recording System (IRS). This has replaced the previous FDR paper forms and may cause an increase in the reporting of some categories of fire from 2009-10 onwards.Click here to sort2010-11Click here to sort2011-12Click here to sort2012-13Click here to sort2013-14Click here to sort2014-15Click here to sort2015-16Click here to sort2016-17Click here to sort2017-18Click here to sort2018-19Click here to sort2019-20Revised data.Click here to sort2020-21Provisional data.
[Collapse]All BuildingsAll non derelict buildings. Totals are not re-calculated when sub-categories are de-selected.1,9291,9771,8941,8421,7901,7591,7151,7081,5391,4081,5471,341
All BuildingsAll non derelict buildings. Totals are not re-calculated when sub-categories are de-selected.[Expand]DwellingsDwellings are defined as buildings occupied by households, excluding hotels, hostels and residential institutions. These figures include mobile homes and any non-permanent structures used solely as a dwelling, such as houseboats.1,2561,3281,3421,3351,3131,2441,2111,2401,0589821,0731,005
[Collapse]Other Buildings673649552507477515504468481426474336
Other BuildingsOther ResidentialBreakdown not available prior to 2009-10.18916115413311411511114095838171
Non ResidentialBreakdown not available prior to 2009-10.484488398374363400393328386343393265

Metadata

Title

Numbers of smoke alarms present at building fires

Last update

September 2021 September 2021

Next update

August 2022

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Contact email

stats.inclusion@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Fire and rescue authorities

Geographical coverage

Fire and rescue authorities

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Keywords

Fire, Fire and Rescue Authority, Smoke alarm

General description

The table refers to number of smoke alarms rather than fires. There are a small number of incidents where more than one smoke alarm was located in the building and the details for each smoke alarm have been included in these tables.
Note: Data for 2008-09 and earlier are partially based on sampled data, weighted to true brigade totals.
2009-10 data were extracted from IRS in May 2011.
2010-11 data were extracted from IRS in May 2012.
2011-12 data were extracted from IRS in May 2013.
2012-13 data were extracted from IRS in May 2014.
2013-14 data were extracted from IRS in June 2015.
2014-15 data were extracted from IRS in July 2016.
2015-16 data were extracted from IRS in July 2017.
2016-17 data were extracted from IRS in July 2018.
2017-18 data were extracted from IRS in July 2019.
2018-19 data were extracted from IRS in September 2020
2019-20 and 2020-21 data were extracted from IRS in August 2021.
2020-21 data are currently provisional and will be updated August 2022
Added to StatsWales: July 2011
Source: The Home Office
Contact: stats.inclusion@gov.wales


Data collection and calculation

Data prior to 2009-10 were collected via the Fire Data Report (FDR) paper forms.
Data from 2009-10 onwards were collected via the Incident Recording System (IRS).

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Financial years 2001-02 to 2020-21

Users, uses and context

The data are used to inform policy decisions and to provide contextual information. The data is used by the Welsh Government to help monitor trends in incidents attended by FRAs over time and provides information on FRAs’ performance and activities to citizens and communities in Wales.
See web link for further information.

Rounding applied

Fire data prior to 2009-10 are based on a sampled dataset and so are rounded to the nearest whole number. For this reason the sum of component parts may not equal the totals shown.

Revisions information

Revisions are marked with an (r). The most recent year shown is currently provisional and may be revised when the table is next updated.

Statistical quality

See weblinks