A3.2 Fire and smoke detection

Survey Data

Percentage of houses Total houses surveyed Change since 2006*
Smoke alarms fitted
Houses with any smoke alarm fitted 57% 7150 12%
1 smoke alarm fitted 33% 7150 7%
2 smoke alarms fitted 17% 7150 4%
3 or more smoke alarms fitted 6% 7150 1%
Smoke alarms working
Houses where all smoke alarms tested OK 36% 4724 +1% (limited data)
Houses where at least 1 smoke alarm not working 40% 3399 -1% (limited data)
Houses where at least 2 smoke alarms not working 15% 3399 (-)4% (limited data)
Houses where 3 or more smoke alarms not working 6% 3399 +1% (limited data)
Houses with smoke alarms installed and at least one smoke alarm working 36% 639 +8% (limited data)
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