English housing stock age
According to the English housing survey 2014 to 2015: housing stock report, published by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), the age of the housing stock in England in 2014 was:
[The number of houses is shown in thousands]
20% were built before 1919 and 24% were built after 1980. There were approximately 23.4 million homes in total, just over a million of which were vacant.
The earlier 2001 DCLG English House Condition Survey gives more detail about the pre 1919 period:
These figures can be combined (approximately) and some timeline information added to give a sense of the period houses and their likely construction.
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