Age distribution of home owners in England (UK) in 2016/2017

Distribution of home owners in England (United Kingdom) between 2016/2017, by age

Age distribution of home owners in England (UK) in 2016/2017 This statistic illustrates the distribution of all owner occupier households in England in 2016/2017, by age group. Owner occupier households include all those, who bought their home outright and also all those, who purchased their home with a mortgage. It can be seen that overall the older the age group, the larger the share of owner occupier homeowners. A share of 0.5 percent of owner occupiers were between the ages of 16 and 24, whereas a share of 35.2 percent of owner occupiers were aged 65 and over, a difference of 34.7 percent. Although this is generally the case, over 20 percent of 55 to 64 year olds fell into this category, in comparison to 21.2 percent of owner occupier households being between the ages of 45 and 54 at that time.
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Distribution of home owners in England (United Kingdom) between 2016/2017, by age

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Age groupShare of respondents
16-240.5%
25-34 8.7%
35-44 14.5%
45-54 21.2%
55-64 20.1%
65 or over35.2%
Age groupShare of respondents
16-240.5%
25-34 8.7%
35-44 14.5%
45-54 21.2%
55-64 20.1%
65 or over35.2%
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This statistic illustrates the distribution of all owner occupier households in England in 2016/2017, by age group. Owner occupier households include all those, who bought their home outright and also all those, who purchased their home with a mortgage. It can be seen that overall the older the age group, the larger the share of owner occupier homeowners. A share of 0.5 percent of owner occupiers were between the ages of 16 and 24, whereas a share of 35.2 percent of owner occupiers were aged 65 and over, a difference of 34.7 percent. Although this is generally the case, over 20 percent of 55 to 64 year olds fell into this category, in comparison to 21.2 percent of owner occupier households being between the ages of 45 and 54 at that time.
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