Reasons for moving home - EPSRC study

  • Forty-five percent of persons living in the most deprived areas want to move home, compared to 29% in the least deprived areas.
  • Individuals living in urban areas have a higher preference for moving than those living in rural areas, and are also more likely to expect to move within the next year.
  • Moving home is mainly motivated by housing, family and area related reasons and is accompanied by important transitions in people’s lives.