Dwellings information from for July 2022 has recently been updated in profiles and in Data Explorer; this data is from the Kirklees Council Tax system. Since 1995 every ward has seen an increase in the number of dwellings, with Dalton ward increasing the least (662 properties, 8.8%) and Newsome the most (3,492, 45.8%). Newsome ward has experienced much building of blocks of flats for student accommodation. Overall in Kirklees the number of dwellings has increased from 155,686 in 1995 to 190,827 in 2022, a 22.5% increase.