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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Total social landlord housing sales by period and sale type
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AreaThe number of Right to Buy claims and sales of local authority dwellings will have been influenced by the large scale voluntary transfers of local authority stock to RSLs. The local authorities affected are Bridgend (September 2003), Rhondda Cynon Taf (December 2007), Monmouthshire (January 2007), Torfaen (April 2008), Conwy (September 2008), Newport (March 2009), Merthyr Tydfil (March 2009), Ceredigion (November 2009) , Gwynedd (April 2010), Blaenau Gwent (July 2010) and Neath Port Talbot (March 2011).<br /><br />From 2013-14, sales are available by area for all data providers, therefore Local authorities and RSL\’s.  Prior to 2013-14, data by area was only available from those sales completed by Local Authorities.[Filtered]
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[Collapse]ActivityThe Right to Buy and Right to Acquire sales figures are classified as statutory sales.<br /><br />From 2013-14, total social housing sales are available by social housing stock and non social housing stock.  Non social housing stock includes shared equity, LCHO\’s and intermediate rented properties.<br />[Filter]
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[Collapse]Total sales of social housing stock[Collapse]Total sales of non-social housing stock[Expand]Click here to sortTotal statutory sales[Expand]Click here to sortVoluntary and other sales
[Expand]Click here to sortTotal sales of social housing stock[Expand]Click here to sortTotal sales of non-social housing stock
[Expand]1980-81 October-December.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4267271
[Expand]1980-81 January-March.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable261419680
[Expand]1981-82 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11,6071,06412,671
[Expand]1982-83 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable15,04871315,761
[Expand]1983-84 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable7,7398098,548
[Expand]1984-85 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,4499406,389
[Expand]1985-86 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,1934285,621
[Expand]1986-87 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,7643416,105
[Expand]1987-88 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,1764916,667
[Expand]1988-89 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable10,89944611,345
[Expand]1989-90 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11,69124311,934
[Expand]1990-91 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5,0553695,424
[Expand]1991-92 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,3203433,663
[Expand]1992-93 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,724802,804
[Expand]1993-94 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,9461653,111
[Expand]1994-95 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,0404133,453
[Expand]1995-96 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,2766512,927
[Expand]1996-97 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,1328162,948
[Expand]1997-98 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,7518223,573
[Expand]1998-99 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2,6341422,776
[Expand]1999-00 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,6411313,772
[Expand]2000-01 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,5602043,764
[Expand]2001-02 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3,5162023,718
[Expand]2002-03 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,9922805,272
[Expand]2003-04 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable6,9072807,187
[Expand]2004-05 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,1552594,414
[Expand]2005-06 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,8651702,035
[Expand]2006-07 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,3213791,700
[Expand]2007-08 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8733651,238
[Expand]2008-09 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable209188397
[Expand]2009-10 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable174175349
[Expand]2010-11 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable172203375
[Expand]2011-12 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable171241412
[Expand]2012-13 Annual.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable170256426
[Expand]2013-14 Annual336102253185438
[Expand]2014-15 Annual404140286258544
[Expand]2015-16 Annual450188359279638
[Expand]2016-17 Annual409174274309583
[Expand]2017-18 Annual342196236302538
[Expand]2018-19 Annual559242442359801

Metadata

Title

Total social landlord housing sales

Last update

11 July 2019 11 July 2019

Next update

July 2020

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Social housing sales 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 only

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 shows sales of local authority dwellings and of Registered Social Landlord (RSL) dwellings. It includes all social landlord housing sales - social and non-social housing. The data is used to help monitor trends in both the overall level of Welsh housing stock and the changes in its tenure distribution over time. Data is also used by the Welsh Government and local authorities to assess levels of housing supply across Wales and as an indication as to whether housing need is being met.

RSLs are organisations that provide and manage properties for people who would otherwise be unable to afford to rent or buy privately. Social landlords must be registered with the Welsh Government and are inspected on a regular basis to maintain a good standard of management.

The Right to Acquire sales and Homebuy sales included are only appropriate for Registered Social Landlord dwellings.


Data collection and calculation

The information presented here is collected via annual returns from Welsh social landlords (local authorities and registered social landlords) on the sales recorded during the financial year.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Data are shown for right to buy from 1980-81 until 2012-13 inclusive. Up until 2010-11 the data was collected on a quarterly basis, and from 2011-12 collected annually. The figures for each financial year represent the sales during each of the financial years from April to March.

Users, uses and context

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

Rounding applied

None

Revisions information

Data prior to the last period covered have been revised since previously published. Revisions are marked in the data with an (r).

Statistical quality

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

Keywords

Housing, Sales, Local Authority Sales, Disposals, Council dwellings, Ownership, Selling price

Name

HOUS0901