English Housing Survey 2018 to 2019: headline report and live tables

The live tables of the English Housing Survey for 2018-19, which supplement the annual report, are now published, representing the collection of detailed time series data tables on people’s housing circumstances and the condition and energy efficiency of the English housing stock.

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GOV.UK writes:

The English Housing Survey is a continuous national survey commissioned by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). It collects information about people’s housing circumstances and the condition and energy efficiency of housing in England.

It has 2 component surveys:

  • a household interview
  • a physical inspection of a sub sample of the properties

Survey users

detailed guide for survey users provides information about:

  • the background to the survey and how the data are used
  • the questionnaire and physical survey form
  • technical survey methodology
  • data quality
  • how we engage with our wider user community
  • the revisions policy
  • the dissemination strategy

Households selected for the survey

Each year a sample of addresses is drawn at random from a list of private addresses held by the Royal Mail. Householders at those addresses are invited to take part in the survey and will receive an initial letter from our contractor NatCen Social Research.

Background information about the survey is available for households selected to take part in the survey.

50 years of the English Housing Survey

2017 was the 50th anniversary of the first national housing survey and to mark the anniversary a comparison of the 1967 housing survey with the English Housing Survey in 2017 was published that year.

2018 – 2019

Read more….

Download a summary of the main findings for 2018-19

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