Main home ownership in the UK in 2015, by ownership type

This statistic gives an overview of the housing situation in the United Kingdom in 2015. It was reported that 31 percent of respondents were outright owners at that time while 16 percent were renting from a private landlord.

Ownership of main home in the United Kingdom (UK) as of October 2015, by type

Share of respondents
Own outright31%
Own with a mortgage / loan30%
Rented from private landlord16%
Rented from local authority7%
Rented from housing association7%
Live rent-free (including rent-free in your parents /another relative’s)7%
Live in no fixed accomodation0%
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Release date

October 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 2015

Number of respondents

2,002 respondents

Method of interview

Online interview

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