Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 74,867 Show data context 41,440 Show data context 40,427 Show data context
1931 104,249 Show data context 42,747 Show data context 41,803 Show data context
1951 162,524 Show data context 44,356 Show data context 21,507 Show data context
1961 183,801 Show data context 37,121 Show data context 15,562 Show data context
1971 206,134 Show data context 30,421 Show data context 14,590 Show data context
1981 216,951 Show data context 25,546 Show data context 7,317 Show data context
1991 221,907 Show data context 15,192 Show data context 2,901 Show data context
2001 221,028 Show data context 9,212 Show data context 2,807 Show data context
2011 233,493 Show data context 9,781 Show data context 2,252 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, Wolverhampton District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 07th December 2019