Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 38,778 Show data context 11,825 Show data context 7,234 Show data context
1931 49,475 Show data context 12,881 Show data context 8,108 Show data context
1951 74,580 Show data context 15,775 Show data context 6,569 Show data context
1961 84,658 Show data context 13,824 Show data context 4,186 Show data context
1971 92,587 Show data context 9,556 Show data context 3,072 Show data context
1981 91,515 Show data context 6,279 Show data context 1,865 Show data context
1991 99,135 Show data context 4,974 Show data context 1,791 Show data context
2001 114,391 Show data context 4,045 Show data context 1,740 Show data context
2011 124,618 Show data context 6,486 Show data context 2,137 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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Date accessed: 16th July 2019