A3.2 Fire and smoke detection

Survey Data

Percentage of housesTotal houses surveyedChange since 2006*
Smoke alarms fitted
Houses with any smoke alarm fitted57%715012%
1 smoke alarm fitted33%71507%
2 smoke alarms fitted17%71504%
3 or more smoke alarms fitted6%71501%
Smoke alarms working
Houses where all smoke alarms tested OK36%4724+1% (limited data)
Houses where at least 1 smoke alarm not working40%3399-1% (limited data)
Houses where at least 2 smoke alarms not working15%3399(-)4% (limited data)
Houses where 3 or more smoke alarms not working6%3399+1% (limited data)
Houses with smoke alarms installed and at least one smoke alarm working36%639+8% (limited data)
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