§ Sir Raymond Gower
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many, and what proportion, of Welsh house owner-occupiers there were in 1954, 1974 and at the latest convenient date.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
The information is given in the following table. Comparable figures are not available prior to 1961.
Owner-occupied dwellings Number Percentage of dwelling stock 1961 (April) 374,000 47.8 1974 (December) 582,000 58.1 1983 (September) * 710,000 64.5 * Provisional