Household projections

Summary

The number of households in England is projected to grow to 28 million in 2039.

In the broader Lancashire-14 area, the number of households is expected to reach 692,000 by 2039, a net increase of 10.4%. Household numbers in the Lancashire-12 area are expected to grow at a slightly higher rate of 11.7%. This is a downward revision from the 2012 projections.

The highest growth rates in household numbers are projected to occur in the districts of Chorley (24.6%), Lancaster (15.2%) and Fylde (16.6%) and the lowest in Blackpool (4.7%), Hyndburn (3.6%) and Burnley (3.4%). Burnley, Hyndburn, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen are amongst the 9 authorities with lowest predicted growth in England.

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Page updated July 2016