Housing

Housing


You can find key housing statistics including number of houses, house prices, housing sales, council tax bands and ownership in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough on this page.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Housing Overview Report

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Information on housing and households can help to identify areas where people may be at risk of social exclusion, due to the type and condition of their housing or their household structure.

This report allows you to explore the household size, ownership and tenancy, heating and overcrowding within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
361,920

Number of all properties in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
(2017) 
 
Source: VOA
3.5%

of households
are overcrowded
in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
 
 
Source: ONS Census 2011
2.4

Average household size
(persons per household)
in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
 
Source: ONS Census 2011

Council Tax bands in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The following table and chart show Council Tax bands in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (2017).


Council Tax Band: Number % East of England (%) England (%)
74,050 20.5 14.4 24.5
80,670 22.3 21.2 19.6
86,810 24 26 21.8
52,700 14.6 17.5 15.4
36,440 10.1 10.7 9.5
19,210 5.3 5.8 5
10,860 3 3.9 3.5
1,200 0.3 0.5 0.6
Source: Valuation Office Agency (VOA)
Band B, 22.3% Band C, 24% Band A, 20.5% Band H, 0.3% Band G, 3% Band F, 5.3% Band E, 10.1% Band D, 14.6% Band B, 22.3% Band C, 24% Band A, 20.5% Council Tax Bands in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Household Size and Rooms in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The following charts and tables show the household size and number of rooms in housing in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, as recorded in the 2011 Census.

#color:0xE4CB68 Average number of rooms per household England: 5.4 #color:0xE4CB68 Average number of rooms per household East of England: 5.6 #color:0xE4CB68 Average number of rooms per household Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: 5.7 #color:0xE2785C Average number of bedrooms per household England: 2.7 #color:0xE2785C Average number of bedrooms per household East of England: 2.8 #color:0xE2785C Average number of bedrooms per household Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: 2.9 #color:0x1F6BB1 Average household size England: 2.4 #color:0x1F6BB1 Average household size East of England: 2.4 #color:0x1F6BB1 Average household size Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: 2.4 Household size and rooms in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, 2011
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Average household size 2.42.42.4
Average number of bedrooms per household 2.92.82.7
Average number of rooms per household 5.75.65.4
Overcrowded households (by number of bedrooms) % 3.53.44.6
Shared dwelling % 0.00.00.1
Unshared dwelling % 100.0100.099.9
Source: ONS Census 2011

Ownership and Tenancy in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The following charts and tables show the total counts for house ownership and tenancy in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, as recorded in the 2011 Census.

#color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Households rented from council (Local Authority): 20487 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Households rented from other social landlords: 32453 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Households rentend from private landlord or letting agency: 48820 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Households rented from other private owners: 5467 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough  Households where occupiers living rent free: 4615 Rental - counts 2011
#color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Shared ownership (part owned and part rented): 3692 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Owned with a mortgage or loan: 110392 #color:0x0167BB Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Owned outright: 99338 Ownership - counts 2011
The chart and table below summarise house ownership and tenancy in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough as a percentage (%) of total households (2011).
#color:0x1F6BB1 Owned outright, 30.5 (30.53 %) #color:0xAAD2F0 Owned with a mortgage or loan, 33.9 (33.93 %) #color:0x6E4195 Shared ownership (part owned and part rented), 1.1 (1.10 %) #color:0xE4CB68 Living rent free, 1.4 (1.40 %) #color:0xC1DB31 Rented from other social landlords, 10 (10.01 %) #color:0x667E1E Rented from council (Local Authority), 6.3 (6.31 %) #color:0xE2785C Rented from other private owners, 1.7 (1.70 %) #color:0xDA2A32 Rented from private landlord or letting agency, 15 (15.02 %) #color:0x1F6BB1 Owned outright, 30.5 (30.53 %) #color:0xAAD2F0 Owned with a mortgage or loan, 33.9 (33.93 %) #color:0xE4CB68 Living rent free, 1.4 (1.40 %) House ownership and tenancy in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough as a percentage (%) of total households (2011)
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Tenure: Owned: Owned outright %30.532.930.6
Tenure: Owned: Owned with a mortgage or loan %33.934.732.8
Tenure: Shared ownership (part owned and part rented) %1.10.70.8
Tenure: Private rented: Private landlord or letting agency %15.013.315.4
Tenure: Private rented: Other %1.71.41.4
Tenure: Social rented: Rented from council (Local Authority) %6.37.89.4
Tenure: Social rented: Other %10.07.98.3
Tenure: Living rent free %1.41.31.3
Source: ONS Census 2011

Occupancy Rating in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The following charts and tables show the occupancy ratings of -1 or less (indicates overcrowded housing) for households in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, as recorded in the 2011 Census.

#color:0xE2785C Occupancy rating (rooms) of -1 or less % England: 8.7 #color:0xE2785C Occupancy rating (rooms) of -1 or less % East of England: 6.5 #color:0xE2785C Occupancy rating (rooms) of -1 or less % Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: 6.6 #color:0x1F6BB1 Occupancy rating (bedrooms) of -1 or less % England: 4.6 #color:0x1F6BB1 Occupancy rating (bedrooms) of -1 or less % East of England: 3.4 #color:0x1F6BB1 Occupancy rating (bedrooms) of -1 or less % Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: 3.5  Occupancy ratings of -1 or less for households in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Occupancy rating (bedrooms) of -1 or less %3.53.44.6
Occupancy rating (rooms) of -1 or less %6.66.58.7
Source: ONS Census 2011

Central Heating in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The following charts and tables show the use of central heating for households in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, as recorded in the 2011 Census.

#color:0xE2785C Households without central heating %, 1.8% #color:0x1F6BB1 Households with central heating %, 98.2% Households with and without central heating
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Does have central heating %98.298.097.3
Does not have central heating %1.82.02.7
Source: ONS Census 2011
#color:0x1F6BB1 Electric (including storage heaters) central heating, 26,387 (8.11 %) #color:0x667E1E Two or more types of central heating, 13,007 (4.00 %) #color:0xAAD2F0 Solid fuel (for example wood, coal) central heating, 1,982 (0.61 %) #color:0xAC1E43 Other central heating, 3,503 (1.08 %) #color:0x77BA40 Oil central heating, 30,815 (9.47 %) #color:0xE4CB68 No central heating, 5,961 (1.83 %) #color:0xE2785C Gas central heating, 243,609 (74.90 %) #color:0xE2785C Gas central heating, 243,609 (74.90 %) #color:0x1F6BB1 Electric (including storage heaters) central heating, 26,387 (8.11 %) #color:0x667E1E Two or more types of central heating, 13,007 (4.00 %) #color:0xE2785C Gas central heating, 243,609 (74.90 %) Types of central heating in use
Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughEast of EnglandEngland
Electric (including storage heaters) central heating %8.19.28.3
Gas central heating %74.974.578.8
No central heating %1.82.02.7
Oil central heating %9.58.53.8
Other central heating %1.11.11.6
Solid fuel (for example wood, coal) central heating %0.60.60.7
Two or more types of central heating %4.04.14.1
Source: ONS Census 2011

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