Share of adults that own their home outright in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017, by age

This statistic displays the share of adults in the Untied Kingdom (UK) that outright own their home in 2017, by age group. There is a clear correlation between age and home ownership with 73 percent of those between 65 and 74 years owning their dwelling outright. Among adults aged between 18 and 24 only 3 percent own their home outright. A similar trend is observed when it comes to home ownership by age group.

Share of adults that own their dwelling outright in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017, by age

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Release date

October 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which of the following best describes how you occupy the property you currently live in?"

** Base: All UK adults (unweighted 12,696/weighted: 12,690), excluding ‘don’t know’ responses (1%).

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