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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Dwelling stock estimates by local authority and tenure
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Click here to sortLocal Authority (Number)Prior to 2008-09 data are from the Housing Revenue Account Subsidy (HRAS) second advance form. <br />For 2008-09 onwards, data are from the annual Social Housing Stock return from local authorities.<br /><br />Data has been affected by the large scale voluntary stock transfers of local authority stock to registered social landlords<br /><br />Excludes intermediate and other tenures not at social rentsClick here to sortRegistered Social Landlord (Number)Prior to 2008-09 data are from the annual RSL1 to 4 forms from registered social landlords. <br />For 2008-09 onwards, data are from the annual Social Housing Stock return from registered social landlords.<br /><br />Data has been affected by the large scale voluntary stock transfers of local authority stock to registered social landlords<br /><br />Includes Abbeyfield Societies, Almshouse Charities and Co-ownership societies. <br />Excludes rented stock owned by English registered social landlords. These dwellings appear in the owner-occupied, privately rented and other tenures category.<br /><br />Excludes intermediate and other tenures not at social rentsClick here to sortOwner occupied/Privately rented (Number)Click here to sortOwner occupied (Number)Includes, owner-occupied, intermediate and other tenures.Click here to sortPrivately rented (Number)Click here to sortAll tenures (Number)
[Collapse]Wales2,400,4602,111,79522,840,370(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.19,669,605(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.3,170,76627,352,615
Wales[Collapse]North Wales632,325333,1835,345,420(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.1,861,514(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.350,3926,310,928
North WalesIsle of Anglesey78,86214,076577,291(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.202,842(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.36,850670,230
GwyneddLA stock transferred to Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd RSL 12 April 201065,689106,1861,031,094(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.356,360(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.69,5771,202,970
ConwyLA stock transferred to Cartrefi Conwy RSL 29 September 200831,64789,482984,047(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.337,097(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.70,9051,105,176
Denbighshire70,86240,763740,412(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.246,283(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.54,336852,037
Flintshire151,44347,2831,113,490(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.401,690(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.59,6131,312,216
Wrexham233,82035,395899,083(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.317,001(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.59,3511,168,298
[Collapse]Mid and South West Wales811,839492,2466,901,890(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.2,392,949(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.485,0798,205,975
Mid and South West WalesPowys110,19553,9971,082,614(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.368,015(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.81,3501,246,806
CeredigionLA stock transferred to Tai Ceredigion RSL 30 November 200920,96347,066620,930(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.202,796(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.52,604688,958
Pembrokeshire115,93744,8981,028,695(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.368,818(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.61,8361,189,531
Carmarthenshire188,25257,0591,420,460(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.512,885(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.85,9691,665,771
Swansea279,304138,3511,725,361(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.574,593(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.146,1242,143,015
Neath Port TalbotLA stock transferred to NPT Homes RSL 5 March 201197,186150,8741,023,826(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.366,115(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.56,9201,271,886
[Collapse]South East Wales956,2951,286,36610,593,049(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.3,652,138(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.778,85712,835,711
South East WalesBridgendLA stock transferred to Valleys to Coast RSL 12 September 200321,018151,3811,040,706(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.367,925(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.70,6131,213,105
Vale of Glamorgan(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.80,293(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.48,031978,233(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.345,346(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.60,7391,106,558
Cardiff278,971211,8762,383,881(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.765,832(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.241,6282,874,727
Rhondda Cynon TafLA stock transferred to RCT Homes RSL 10 December 200780,377232,6931,776,517(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.608,010(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.127,6332,089,587
Merthyr TydfilLA stock transferred to Merthyr Valleys Homes RSL 20 March 200937,15881,819399,445(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.139,948(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.27,341518,422
Caerphilly223,63968,3391,235,394(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.442,301(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.70,1891,527,372
Blaenau GwentLA stock transferred to Tai Calon Community Housing RSL 26 July 201068,15893,578478,404(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.160,788(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.36,162640,139
TorfaenLA stock transferred to Bron Afon Community Housing RSL 1 April 2008(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.62,101(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.138,056603,237(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.221,039(r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.29,916803,394
MonmouthshireLA stock transferred to Monmouthshire Housing RSL 17 January 200825,81479,193690,644(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.251,901(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.36,253795,651
NewportLA stock transferred to Newport City Homes RSL 9 March 200978,765181,3991,006,591(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.350,431(p,r) The data item has been revised since previously published in StatsWales.,The data item is provisional.77,0011,266,771

Metadata

Title

Dwelling Stock Estimates

Last update

September 2020 September 2020

Next update

Not yet confirmed

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Dwelling Stock Estimates, Welsh Government

Contact email

stats.housing@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

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

General description

Estimates of the number of dwellings in Wales by tenure and for each local authority, as at 31 March each year.

Data collection and calculation

Estimates of the total dwelling stock are calculated based on data from the population censuses. The estimates are produced by using the dwelling count from the most recent 2011 census as a baseline. This count is then projected forward using information collected on annual changes to the dwelling stock through new build completions plus any gains or losses through conversions and demolitions.

The tenure split for Wales between owner-occupied and privately rented dwellings has been calculated using information from the Annual Population Survey (APS). Full details of the methodology are in the statistical release.


Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

2000-01 onwards. Financial years.With the exception of Census years, the estimates presented relate to the end of each financial year i.e. estimates for 2019 relate to 31 March 2019.

Users, uses and context

The dwelling stock estimates provide annual base line information on the overall amount of housing stock at a Wales and local authority level. It is used as evidence for policy making by both central and local government. The data are used by the Welsh Government, local authorities and other housing organisations to help monitor trends in the overall level of Welsh housing stock, as well as any changes in its tenure distribution over time. Outside of government the dwelling stock estimates are used by the finance and investment industries, for example to help develop a picture of demographic trends.

Rounding applied

Due to the way in which the APS proportions have been applied, the Wales total may not equal the sum of the local authority numbers (and regions) for some tenures. The regional figures are calculated as the sum of the local authority numbers.

Revisions information

Revised data is marked with an (r).

Estimates of tenure split for Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan, as at 31 March 2020, have been revised on 21 September 2020 following the discovery of an error (now corrected).

Owner-occupied and privately rented dwelling estimates for 2013-17 were revised in September 2019 due to a change in methodology.

Statistical quality

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Keywords

Dwellings Stock Houses Tenure Private sector Social sector