Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 167,086 Show data context 76,162 Show data context 120,398 Show data context
1931 182,379 Show data context 53,786 Show data context 79,386 Show data context
1951 178,031 Show data context 42,849 Show data context 36,555 Show data context
1961 173,762 Show data context 30,882 Show data context 31,942 Show data context
1971 162,970 Show data context 20,206 Show data context 17,752 Show data context
1981 130,918 Show data context 12,697 Show data context 7,533 Show data context
1991 144,482 Show data context 10,818 Show data context 8,426 Show data context
2001 155,178 Show data context 11,290 Show data context 8,605 Show data context
2011 188,547 Show data context 16,189 Show data context 8,472 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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Date accessed: 07th December 2019