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Summary

  • Around a quarter of tenants are 65 years or older, whilst around a fifth each are aged 35-44, 45-54, or 55-64. Just 2% are aged 18-24
  • Apart from those aged 18-24 (for which there is a small base), the proportion of those living in single person household increases with age, from just 7% of 25–34-year-olds to around half of those aged 55+ (51%-55%)
  • The highest proportion of tenants aged 25-44 live in three or four person households

What is your age group?

Base: Weighted sample (946)

This chart shows that:
2% of respondents are aged 18-24 years
13% of respondents are aged 25-34 years
19% of respondents are aged 35-44 years
19% of respondents are aged 45-54 years
20% of respondents are aged 55-64 years
26% of respondents are aged 65+ years

How many people live in your home? - by age

Base: from top to bottom – (22*) | (123) | (184) | (184) | (185) | (248) | *Caution small base

This chart shows how many people live in respondents’ homes by age:
In their homes, 62% of those aged 18-24 years have one person, 15% have two people, 15% have three, 2% have four, 3% have five, and 4% have six.
7% of those aged 25-34 years have one person, 22% have two people, 24% have three, 35% have four, 6% have five, 5% have six, and 1% have eight.
11% of those aged 35-44 years have one person, 14% have two people, 33% have three, 22% have four, 8% have five, 5% have six, 1% have seven, and 6% have eight.
46% of those aged 45-54 years have one person, 21% have two people, 18% have three, 9% have four, 3% have five, 1% have six, less than 1% have seven, and 2% have eight.
51% of those aged 55-64 years have one person, 27% have two people, 5% have three, 9% have four, 1% have five, 6% have six, and less than1% have seven.
55% of those aged 65+ years have one person, 43% have two people, 1% have three, and 1% have four.