Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 1,265 Show data context 414 Show data context 230 Show data context
1931 1,255 Show data context 244 Show data context 82 Show data context
1951 1,535 Show data context 224 Show data context 28 Show data context
1961 1,475 Show data context 170 Show data context 29 Show data context
1971 1,710 Show data context 105 Show data context 60 Show data context
1981 1,649 Show data context 89 Show data context 14 Show data context
1991 1,856 Show data context 71 Show data context 13 Show data context
2001 1,961 Show data context 39 Show data context 15 Show data context
2011 2,067 Show data context 37 Show data context 19 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, Isles of Scilly UA through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th September 2018