Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 28,190 Show data context 4,996 Show data context 17,636 Show data context
1971 35,429 Show data context 7,158 Show data context 16,711 Show data context
1981 41,834 Show data context 8,450 Show data context 11,033 Show data context
1991 50,929 Show data context 7,266 Show data context 9,208 Show data context
2001 51,641 Show data context 5,790 Show data context 13,547 Show data context
2011 48,972 Show data context 5,079 Show data context 20,627 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, Southend on Sea UA through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10056718/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 24th May 2018