§ Mr. Evans
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many households there are in each police authority. 
§ Ruth Kelly
I have been asked to reply.
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Nigel Evans, dated 1 July 2002:As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question about the number of households in each police authority area. (64539)The latest available estimates, for the three month period ending November 2001, are given in the table attached.These estimates are from the Labour Force Survey and are not seasonally adjusted.
Number of householder in each police authority in England and Wales; Autumn (September to November) 2001; not seasonally adjusted Thousands All households in England and Wales 22,002 Police authorities: Avon and Somerset 646 Bedfordshire 239 Cambridgeshire 290 Cheshire 381 Cleveland 225 Cumbria 228 Derbyshire 421 Devon and Cornwall 657 Dorset 299
Number of householder in each police authority in England and Wales; Autumn (September to November) 200/; not seasonally adjusted Thousands Durham 272 Essex 667 Gloucestershire 254 Greater Manchester 1,066 Hampshire 805 Hertfordshire 470 Humberside 396 Kent 662 Lancashire 591 Leicestershire 361 Lincolnshire 275 Merseyside 574 City of London 1— Metropolitan Police District 3,005 Norfolk 341 Northamptonshire 245 Northumbria 606 North Yorkshire 298 Nottinghamshire 436 South Yorkshire 559 Staffordshire 415 Suffolk 291 Surrey 422 Sussex 636 Thames Valley 816 Warwickshire 203 West Mercia 507 West Midlands 1,044 West Yorkshire 896 Wiltshire 266 North Wales 283
Number of householder in each police authority in England and Wales; Autumn (September to November) 200/; not seasonally adjusted Thousands Dyfed Powys 195 South Wales 513 Gwent 243 1Sample size too small for reliable estimate
ONS Labour Force Survey, Household Dataset