Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 14,236 Show data context 5,558 Show data context 3,928 Show data context
1931 21,213 Show data context 5,669 Show data context 3,222 Show data context
1951 37,658 Show data context 8,293 Show data context 4,529 Show data context
1961 52,829 Show data context 8,642 Show data context 4,864 Show data context
1971 60,720 Show data context 5,090 Show data context 854 Show data context
1981 63,838 Show data context 3,228 Show data context 645 Show data context
1991 67,862 Show data context 1,774 Show data context 427 Show data context
2001 72,415 Show data context 1,367 Show data context 380 Show data context
2011 75,051 Show data context 1,801 Show data context 494 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, Runnymede District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th October 2019