Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster had the highest proportions of all local authorities for residents (adults and children) with second addresses outside the UK (59% and 57% respectively).The lowest total level for residents (adults and children) with second addresses outside the UK was in Lincoln (9.7%).
Figure 1 shows the proportion of dependent children with a parental second address by age.
Back to table of contents With an increase in the proportion of the usually resident population aged 16 and over who were divorced in 2011 (9.0% or 4.1 million) compared with 2001 (8.2% or 3.4 million), and an increase in cohabiting couples (who are more likely to separate) it is increasingly likely that dependent children, including those who spend time at the addresses of two different parents who live separately, and those whose parent(s) have two addresses.
The age and sex profiles of these children in 2011, as well as their geographical distribution and location of their usual residence and parental second address, are analysed.
This excluded those where their usual residence was a boarding school.
This varied by local authority, with low proportions seen in and around London and other large cities such as Birmingham and Manchester; the lowest proportion was 0.8% in Tower Hamlets (London).