Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 130,180 Show data context 67,888 Show data context 72,808 Show data context
1931 165,617 Show data context 64,946 Show data context 64,416 Show data context
1951 201,870 Show data context 55,505 Show data context 30,416 Show data context
1961 221,927 Show data context 47,529 Show data context 20,799 Show data context
1971 233,735 Show data context 34,928 Show data context 8,390 Show data context
1981 238,454 Show data context 21,395 Show data context 3,637 Show data context
1991 237,966 Show data context 11,402 Show data context 1,436 Show data context
2001 230,826 Show data context 7,592 Show data context 1,538 Show data context
2011 242,890 Show data context 8,304 Show data context 1,554 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, Kingston upon Hull UA/City through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2018