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					Sustainability Appraisal Baseline Data

Private Sector Housing

Information provided in this section:

    •   Number of private sector households
    •   Housing Tenure
    •   Date of Construction
    •   Household Size
    •   Length of Household Residence
    •   Economic Status of Head of Household
    •   Income of Head of Household
    •   Private Sector Housing and Benefits
    •   Private Sector Housing and Fuel Poverty
    •   Decent Homes Standard
    •   Energy Efficiency SAP (Standard Assessment Procedure)
    •   Household Attitude Towards Local Community Problems
    •   Attitudes Towards Housing




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Information Type                                   Current Information/Trends (if applicable)                                            Source


Number of          In June 2005 there were 44,227 private sector households (including Registered Social Landlord properties)   Private Sector House
Private Sector     in Gloucester, containing a total of 103,134 people.                                                         Condition Survey 2005,
Households                                                                                                                      prepared by David Adamson
                   The ward split of these households is as follows:                                                            and Partners Limited on
                                                                                                                                behalf of Gloucester City
                       •   Barton and Tredworth = 4,547 (10.3%)                                                                 Council.
                       •   Barnwood = 3,237 (7.3%)
                       •   Kingsholm and Wotton = 3,037 (6.9%)
                       •   Moreland = 3,833 (8.7%)
                       •   Elmbridge = 2,145 (4.8%)
                       •   Grange = 2,430 (5.5%)
                       •   Hucclecote = 3,871 (8.8%)
                       •   Longlevens = 3,951 (8.9%
                       •   Matson and Robinswood = 3,000 (6.8%)
                       •   Podsmead = 891 (2%)
                       •   Tuffley = 1,890 (4.3%)
                       •   Abbey = 3,860 (8.7%)
                       •   Quedgeley Fieldcourt = 2,283 (5.2%)
                       •   Quedgeley Severn Valley = 2,584 (5.8%)
                       •   Westgate = 2,668 (6%)

                   May 2006: No update available.




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Housing Tenure   The split of private sector housing stock (44,227 in total including RSL) by tenure in Gloucester in June 2005   Private Sector House
                 is as follows:                                                                                                   Condition Survey 2005,
                                                                                                                                  prepared by David Adamson
                     •   Owner-occupied = 36,133 (81.7%)                                                                          and Partners Limited on
                     •   Private Rented = 3,273 (7.4%)                                                                            behalf of Gloucester City
                     •   Registered Social Landlord (RSL) = 2,344 (5.3%)                                                          Council.
                     •   Other = 177 (0.4%)
                     •   Tenure Unobtainable = 2,300 (5.2%)

                 May 2006: No update available.


Housing and      In June 2005 the split of private sector housing (total 44,227 including RSL) by date of construction in         Private Sector House
Date of          Gloucester is as follows:                                                                                        Condition Survey 2005,
Construction                                                                                                                      prepared by David Adamson
                     •   Pre 1919 = 8,094 (18.3%)                                                                                 and Partners Limited on
                     •   1919 – 1944 = 7,451 (16.8%)                                                                              behalf of Gloucester City
                     •   1945 – 1964 = 4,725 (10.7%)                                                                              Council.
                     •   1965 – 1974 = 7,560 (17.1%)
                     •   1975 – 1981 = 4,840 (10.9%)
                     •   Post 1981 = 11,546 (26.1%)

                 May 2006: No update available.




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Household Size    In June 2005 the number of people per private sector household in Gloucester was:             Private Sector House
                                                                                                                Condition Survey 2005,
                      •   One Person = 10,535 (23.8%)                                                           prepared by David Adamson
                      •   Two Person = 18,054 (40.8%)                                                           and Partners Limited on
                      •   Three Person = 4,431 (10%)                                                            behalf of Gloucester City
                      •   Four Person = 8,058 (18.2%)                                                           Council.
                      •   Five + Person = 3,149 (7.1%)

                  May 2006: No update available.


Length of         In June 2005 the length of private sector household residence in Gloucester was as follows:   Private Sector House
Household                                                                                                       Condition Survey 2005,
Residence             •   Under 2 years = 20.6%                                                                 prepared by David Adamson
                      •   3 to 5 years = 19%                                                                    and Partners Limited on
                      •   6 – 10 years = 14.3%                                                                  behalf of Gloucester City
                      •   11 – 20 years = 17%                                                                   Council.
                      •   20 + years = 29.1%

                  May 2006: No update available.


Economic Status   In June 2005 the economic status of heads of private sector households in Gloucester was:     Private Sector House
of Head of                                                                                                      Condition Survey 2005,
Household             •   Employed = 63.5%                                                                      prepared by David Adamson
                      •   Retired = 27.8%                                                                       and Partners Limited on
                      •   Unemployed = 2.5%                                                                     behalf of Gloucester City
                      •   Other Inactive = 6.2%                                                                 Council.

                  May 2006: No update available.




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Income of Head   In June 2005, the earnings of the head of private sector households were as follows:                       Private Sector House
of Household                                                                                                                Condition Survey 2005,
                     •   Less than £2,599 = 0.57%                                                                           prepared by David Adamson
                     •   £2,600 - £3,899 = 2.36%                                                                            and Partners Limited on
                     •   £3,900 - £5,199 = 5.19%                                                                            behalf of Gloucester City
                     •   £5,200 - £7,799 = 8.88%                                                                            Council.
                     •   £7,800 - £10,399 = 7.18%
                     •   £10,400 - £12,999 = 8.47%
                     •   £13,000 - £14,199 = 7.96%
                     •   £14,200 - £15,559 = 11.85%
                     •   £15,600 - £18,199 = 18.13%
                     •   £18,200 - £20,799 = 8.44%
                     •   £20,800 - £25,999 = 8.30%
                     •   £26,000 - £31,199 = 5.58%
                     •   £31,200 - £36,399 = 2.85%
                     •   £36,400 - £41,599 = 0.18%
                     •   £41,600 - £51,999 = 3.22%
                     •   £52,000+ = 0.84%

                 May 2006: No update available.


Private Sector   Of Gloucester’s 44,227 private sector households (including Registered Social Landlords), 10,097 (24.1%)   Private Sector House
Housing and      were in receipt of means tested or disability related benefit and are ‘economically vulnerable’.           Condition Survey 2005,
Benefits                                                                                                                    prepared by David Adamson
                 May 2006: No update available.                                                                             and Partners Limited on
                                                                                                                            behalf of Gloucester City
                                                                                                                            Council.




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Private Sector     The survey has shown that in those private sector households deemed as being in ‘fuel poverty’, the head of    Private Sector House
Housing and Fuel   the households earns less than £14,199. The majority of those in fuel poverty in private sector housing earn   Condition Survey 2005,
Poverty            less than £5,199.                                                                                              prepared by David Adamson
                                                                                                                                  and Partners Limited on
                   4612 private sector households (of 44,227 altogether including Registered Social Landlords) were in fuel       behalf of Gloucester City
                   poverty. This represents 11% of the total private sector housing stock.                                        Council.

                   May 2006: No update available.


Decent Homes       In June 2005, 16.3% of private sector households in Gloucester fail the Decent Homes Standard, compared        Private Sector House
Standard           with 33.1% for England as a whole.                                                                             Condition Survey 2005,
                                                                                                                                  prepared by David Adamson
                   May 2006: No update available.                                                                                 and Partners Limited on
                                                                                                                                  behalf of Gloucester City
                                                                                                                                  Council.




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Energy Efficiency   SAP uses information on appliances and insulation to profile energy efficiency. This permits a grading of     Private Sector House
SAP (Standard       properties on a score of 1 – 120. The current UK average score is 51, with construction to current building   Condition Survey 2005,
Assessment          regulations achieving a score of 65.                                                                          prepared by David Adamson
Procedure)                                                                                                                        and Partners Limited on
                    The following results were achieved in Gloucester in June 2005.                                               behalf of Gloucester City
                                                                                                                                  Council.
                        •   Less than 5 = 0
                        •   5 to 15 = 612
                        •   16 to 25 = 99
                        •   26 to 35 = 509
                        •   36 to 45 = 1,011
                        •   46 to 55 = 6,522
                        •   56 to 65 = 10,180
                        •   66 to 75 = 13,327
                        •   76 to 85 = 7,009
                        •   86 to 95 = 2,432
                        •   Over 95 = 248

                    The average SAP rating for private sector dwellings in the whole of Gloucester in June 2005 was 61, which
                    is much higher than the national average of 51.

                    The majority of Gloucester households (13,327) rate between 66 and 75 on the SAP scale.

                    May 2006: No update available.




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Household         The following percentages of private sector households believed the following issues to be a problem in   Private Sector House
Attitudes         June 2005:                                                                                                Condition Survey 2005,
Towards Local                                                                                                               prepared by David Adamson
Community             •   Property Crime = 17.1% (12.5% minor, 4.6% major)                                                  and Partners Limited on
Problems              •   Auto Crime = 23.9% (18.7% minor, 5.2% major)                                                      behalf of Gloucester City
                      •   Personal Assault/Theft = 5.2% (4.7% minor, 0.5% major)                                            Council.
                      •   Racial Harassment = 1.4% (1.3% minor, 0.1% major)
                      •   Unsocial Behaviour = 19.9% (15.2% minor, 4.7% major)
                      •   Youth Annoyance = 23.5% (17.2% minor, 6.3% major)
                      •   Graffiti = 4.5% (3.9% minor, 0.6% major)
                      •   Drug Abuse/Dealing = 8.1% (4.3% minor, 3.8% major)
                      •   Empty Properties = 0.8% (0.8% minor, 0% major
                      •   Public Drinking/Drunkenness = 6.9% (5.4% minor, 1.5% major)

                  May 2006: No update available.


Attitudes         Attitudes towards private sector housing are as follows:                                                  Private Sector House
Towards Housing                                                                                                             Condition Survey 2005,
                      •   Very Satisfied = 81.8%                                                                            prepared by David Adamson
                      •   Quite Satisfied = 15.6%                                                                           and Partners Limited on
                      •   Dissatisfied = 2.3%                                                                               behalf of Gloucester City
                      •   Don’t Know = 0.3%                                                                                 Council.

                  May 2006: No update available.




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