Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 26,086 Show data context 29,140 Show data context 18,026 Show data context
1971 34,386 Show data context 36,664 Show data context 11,416 Show data context
1981 39,596 Show data context 41,776 Show data context 7,226 Show data context
1991 54,173 Show data context 31,604 Show data context 8,044 Show data context
2001 58,755 Show data context 24,194 Show data context 14,164 Show data context
2011 58,231 Show data context 22,796 Show data context 21,150 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2001 Census of Population
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of EW1971COU2_M25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS415EW)

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From 1961 the census has gathered data on whether households owned or rented their homes, and if rented who from. Individual censuses provided different details, but here we present a simple classification which is possible for all dates. Note that housing rented from Housing Associations has to be included with private rentals, separately from "council housing".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wolverhampton District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10168650/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 12th December 2019