Carterwood Index | retirement living: Q2 2022 release

After yesterday’s edition of the Carterwood Index for elderly care homes, we bring you our quarterly snapshot of the retirement living market, as we track essential market statistics for Great Britain.

Once again, we explore the size of the retirement living market, analyse the asset type, and share the development pace and planning activity for 2021 and into 2022.

Market size

Asset type

Development and openings


Want a reminder of what our Carterwood Index Q4 2021 release for the retirement living market revealed? Simply click here to view


Let’s talk

If you want to work with an award-winning team to help improve your strategic decision making, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Our team of sector specialists are here to support your growth plans, providing expert market intelligence, advice and guidance at every step of your journey. Click here to find out more about out advisory services for the older people’s housing sector

Interested in finding out more about the retirement living market and uncovering more juicy statistics that can help guide your future developments? Check out our new Carterwood Analytics | Retirement Living platform. You’ll find everything you need to quickly assess the viability of new retirement living schemes, improve sales velocity, and maximise your sale and resale rates.

Alternatively, get in touch and a member of our friendly team will be delighted to help.




Notes: All figures are GB, unless otherwise stated. Updated 28 April 2022. ’With care‘ includes all C2 extra care and enhanced sheltered schemes. ’Without care‘ includes all C3 sheltered housing and age-exclusive schemes. Total units (not private units) are used for all metrics, except for planning, which covers private units only.

Sources: Carterwood, Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC), operator websites, direct enquiries, HAPPI (Housing our Ageing Population: Panel for Innovation), Glenigan, Planning Pipe, local authority planning websites.







Share news:
  • Hidden
By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website.

Please be assured we never share your data without your permission. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.