Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 6,779 Show data context 1,552 Show data context 4,604 Show data context
1971 9,178 Show data context 2,388 Show data context 3,452 Show data context
1981 11,683 Show data context 2,931 Show data context 2,668 Show data context
1991 15,531 Show data context 2,093 Show data context 2,943 Show data context
2001 18,425 Show data context 1,723 Show data context 4,723 Show data context
2011 20,195 Show data context 542 Show data context 7,249 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2001 Census of Population
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of EW1971COU2_M25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS415EW)

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From 1961 the census has gathered data on whether households owned or rented their homes, and if rented who from. Individual censuses provided different details, but here we present a simple classification which is possible for all dates. Note that housing rented from Housing Associations has to be included with private rentals, separately from "council housing".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Torridge District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10056573/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 20th November 2019