Sec­ond ad­dress growth in Cen­sus

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY -

SLIGHTLY more than 1.57 mil­lion peo­ple liv­ing in Eng­land and Wales have a sec­ond ad­dress in an­other lo­cal author­ity, the Cen­sus 2011 has shown.

Corn­wall has the great­est num­ber. Al­most 23,000 peo­ple had a sec­ond ad­dress in the re­gion and used it for 30 days or more each year.

The over­all num­ber of peo­ple with sec­ond ad­dresses is 1,570,224 and rep­re­sents 2.8 per cent of the usual res­i­dent pop­u­la­tion in Eng­land and Wales.

More than three quar­ters said the ex­tra ad­dress was for a pur­pose other than work or hol­i­day.

They were mainly the home ad­dresses of students, but also in­cluded the sec­ond ad­dresses of chil­dren of sep­a­rated par­ents.

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