Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 28,661 Show data context 10,121 Show data context 6,834 Show data context
1931 35,608 Show data context 9,752 Show data context 5,853 Show data context
1951 46,729 Show data context 9,219 Show data context 4,433 Show data context
1961 51,675 Show data context 6,960 Show data context 2,535 Show data context
1971 57,077 Show data context 4,323 Show data context 1,129 Show data context
1981 62,697 Show data context 2,793 Show data context 747 Show data context
1991 71,707 Show data context 1,545 Show data context 486 Show data context
2001 80,413 Show data context 1,639 Show data context 241 Show data context
2011 91,051 Show data context 2,282 Show data context 601 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Housing, Table 2 , 'Tenements in the Occupation of Private Families. - Classified by Number of Rooms and by Numbers of Occupants, in each Administrative County and in the Aggregates of Urban Districts (exclusive of County Boroughs) and of Rural Districts; also in Urban Districts (other than County Boroughs) and in Rural Districts, 1911'
1931 - 1951 1931 Census of England and Wales, County Report Part I, Table 11 , 'Private Families and Rooms Occupied'
1961 1961 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 19 , 'Population in all Private Households by Density of occupation (persons per room)', for 'LAA, Con, NT'
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, County Report Part II, Table 24 , 'Persons in permanent buildings by density of occupation (persons per room)', for 'AC, CB, Urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, Aggregates of MB and UD and aggregates of RD, NT and Con Centres. Urban Areas with populations of less than 50,000 and RD'
1981 - 2001 Census of Population
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS409EW)

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Housing density, simplified to under 1 person per room, 1 to 1.5, and over 1.5. Data for these categories can be computed for districts in England and Wales for all censuses from 1931 onwards, but for Scotland they can only be computed for 1971 on.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Fenland District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th June 2018