Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 18,751 Show data context 3,475 Show data context 6,807 Show data context
1971 21,622 Show data context 4,442 Show data context 3,830 Show data context
1981 22,832 Show data context 4,623 Show data context 1,863 Show data context
1991 24,116 Show data context 3,883 Show data context 2,508 Show data context
2001 24,690 Show data context 3,251 Show data context 5,033 Show data context
2011 23,322 Show data context 1,367 Show data context 9,652 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, Hyndburn District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10212005/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 19th November 2017