More than 20pc of households are in rented council accommodation, far higher than the 13.2pc English average. There are fewer owner occupiers in the region, 63.2pc, compared to 68.1pc for England.
Outside London, the North-East has the highest percentage of households with no access to either a car or a van, 35.9pc compared to 26.8pc for England.
The number of Star Wars fans who gave their religion as "Jedi" would have made it the fourth largest "faith" in England and Wales. It was decided to incorporate the 390,000 Jedi - or 0.7pc of the population - with the atheists.