This dataset provides 2011 estimates that classify dwellings in England and Wales as either shared or unshared. The estimates are as at census day, 27 March 2011.

Census estimates on dwellings are used as a baseline for the annual dwelling stock estimates produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government, and to revise published estimates of dwelling stock for past inter-censal years. These statistics are used as evidence in policy making by both central and local government, and in the development and production of other government statistics.

Similar estimates from the 2001 Census were provided in table UV55

Statistical Disclosure Control
In order to protect against disclosure of personal information from the 2011 Census, there has been swapping of records in the Census database between different geographic areas, and so some counts will be affected. In the main, the greatest effects will be at the lowest geographies, since the record swapping is targeted towards those households with unusual characteristics in small areas.

More details on the ONS Census disclosure control strategy may be found on the Statistical Disclosure Control page on the ONS web site.
Table ID
QS418EW
Source
Census 2011
Units
Keywords
Dwelling, Household, Household space
Coverage
England and Wales
Area types
Output area and above
Latest data
2011
Last updated
2013-01-30 09:30
Variables
Rural Urban, Dwelling Type
Contact
Census
Email
census.customerservices@ons.gov.uk
Phone
01329 444 972
Website
http://www.ons.gov.uk/census
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