Financial aid from family current and prospective homeowners Britain 2016, by region

This statistic illustrates the share of current homeowners that received, and prospective homeowners hoping to receive, financial assistance from family members or friends towards the purchase of a house in Great Britain as of 2016, broken down by region. It can be seen that 43.9 percent of prospective homeowners in the South West were looking forward to receiving financial assistance from family or friends towards the purchase of house at that time, even though only the share of 24.6 percent of the current homeowners reported receiving such help in this region. Furthermore, almost 32 percent of current homeowners in London stated that they did receive financial help from family members or friends when purchasing a house as of 2016.

Share of current and prospective homeowners receiving financial aid from family or friends for a home purchase in Great Britain as of 2016, by region

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Release date

May 2016


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

February 2016

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

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