Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 32,142 Show data context 12,151 Show data context 7,944 Show data context
1931 40,900 Show data context 9,772 Show data context 5,025 Show data context
1951 56,085 Show data context 9,950 Show data context 3,625 Show data context
1961 64,347 Show data context 8,700 Show data context 2,501 Show data context
1971 80,416 Show data context 5,916 Show data context 1,117 Show data context
1981 89,696 Show data context 2,996 Show data context 454 Show data context
1991 96,035 Show data context 2,181 Show data context 392 Show data context
2001 101,410 Show data context 1,792 Show data context 338 Show data context
2011 108,548 Show data context 1,991 Show data context 298 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, Chichester District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 06th December 2019