Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 52,456 Show data context 29,625 Show data context 19,249 Show data context
1931 61,169 Show data context 20,239 Show data context 9,594 Show data context
1951 68,187 Show data context 11,633 Show data context 3,213 Show data context
1961 69,127 Show data context 9,337 Show data context 2,088 Show data context
1971 72,046 Show data context 7,740 Show data context 1,703 Show data context
1981 71,652 Show data context 5,305 Show data context 1,333 Show data context
1991 72,186 Show data context 3,628 Show data context 1,443 Show data context
2001 76,246 Show data context 3,411 Show data context 930 Show data context
2011 76,576 Show data context 2,832 Show data context 680 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, Hyndburn District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd November 2017