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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Assessments and resolved hazards by area, type of assessment and dwelling
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AssessmentBoth the total number of assessments and the number of Category 1 resolutions are only available from 2009-10 onwards.<br /><br />Similarly, the number of Category 2 hazards found in HMOs was only collected from 2008-09 onwards. <br /><br />An HMO or non-HMO with both Category 1 and 2 hazards is counted in both rows. An HMO or non-HMO with multiple Category 1 hazards is only counted in the Category 1 row once, similarly for an HMO or non-HMO with multiple Category 2 hazards.<br /><br />Only initial assessments are included in the total number of assessments. [Filter]
[Collapse]DwellingFor the purposes of this data collection an HMO means a house in multiple occupation as defined in sections 254 to 259 of the Housing Act 2004, as a building or part of a building which: (<br />i) Meets the standard test; <br />(ii) Meets the self-contained flat test; <br />(iii) Meets the converted building test; <br />(iv) Has a HMO declaration in force; or <br />(v) Is a converted block of flats [Filter]
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[Collapse]Total assessments[Collapse]Assessments which: Contained category 1 hazards[Collapse]Assessments which: Contained category 2 hazards[Collapse]Number of HMOs and non-HMOs where all category 1 hazards have been resolved as a result of local authority action
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Wales13,09810,16523,2635,5502,1617,7118,0866,29014,3763,8741,0714,945
Isle of Anglesey22160281155311861905024035641
Gwynedd8188341,6523972786755836321,215218358576
Conwy5151,2111,7262316518857391448527
Denbighshire4241,3481,772163195358328501829138112250
Flintshire418126544171412122558433914737184
Wrexham1601433037146117100106206433881
Powys1,3391171,456975621,037760117877975621,037
Ceredigion336168504128231512207929916531196
Pembrokeshire1,671571,728406294351,137511,18832319342
Carmarthenshire63320653722743721138369271
Swansea7452,1622,907127932201696157848462146
Neath Port Talbot8721921,0645138860137911449340474478
Bridgend336704061772420131565380581371
Vale of Glamorgan2016826982311131956626139544
Cardiff6702,4173,0874087771,1856192,3372,9569097187
Rhondda Cynon Taf5275441,0713577743438551089523866304
Merthyr Tydfil1463317951197014128169351752
Caerphilly1,6931191,812739287678368191749222514
Blaenau Gwent2179226115612114781551006106
Torfaen23692458428611651211483151
Monmouthshire22422246666721741819240242
Newport6964361,1322701384086084211,029283765

Metadata

Title

Assessments and resolved hazards

Last update

7 March 2024 7 March 2024

Next update

December 2024

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Hazards and licences data collection, 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

The information presented here covers the condition of residential properties, including Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs), assessed by local authorities under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS).

The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) is used to determine whether residential premises are safe to live in. It replaced the Fitness Standard in July 2006. Local authorities use the System to determine whether a hazard exists that may cause harm to the health and safety of a potential occupant. Hazards are divided into two categories. Those which score high on the scale (and therefore the greatest risk) are called Category 1 hazards. Those that fall lower down the scale and pose a lesser risk are called Category 2 hazards. Where a condition is classified as a Category 1 hazard the local authority has a duty to take the appropriate enforcement action. If it poses a Category 2 hazard the local authority may take enforcement action.


Data collection and calculation

The information presented here is collected via annual returns from Welsh planning authorities on Hazards & Licences during each year.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Data are shown for each financial year from 2006-07.

Note that, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020, data on housing hazards and licences in Wales for 2019-20 were not collected.

Users, uses and context

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Rounding applied

None

Revisions information

None

Statistical quality

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Keywords

Housing, Hazards, Licences, Houses in Multiple Occupation, (HMOs), Category 1, Category 2