Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 26,850 Show data context 9,441 Show data context 5,773 Show data context
1931 40,674 Show data context 8,630 Show data context 5,201 Show data context
1951 75,011 Show data context 10,616 Show data context 3,752 Show data context
1961 97,406 Show data context 11,676 Show data context 3,692 Show data context
1971 89,954 Show data context 5,724 Show data context 1,332 Show data context
1981 107,157 Show data context 3,822 Show data context 687 Show data context
1991 111,934 Show data context 2,503 Show data context 652 Show data context
2001 119,765 Show data context 2,895 Show data context 639 Show data context
2011 130,247 Show data context 3,372 Show data context 727 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, Reigate and Banstead District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd July 2019