Exclusive use of a W.C.

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Year Exclusive use of W.C. Shared access to W.C. No access to W.C.
1951 24,968 Show data context 6,605 Show data context 2,252 Show data context
1961 31,022 Show data context 3,491 Show data context 668 Show data context
1971 34,846 Show data context 1,169 Show data context 147 Show data context
1981 36,401 Show data context 41 Show data context 399 Show data context
1991 42,922 Show data context 55 Show data context 136 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 1951 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 26 , 'Household Arrangements', for 'Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs'
1961 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of S1961COU_25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of S1971COU_25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
1981 - 1991 Census of Population

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Between 1951 and 1991 the census reported on whether households had exclusive, shared or no use of a "water closet" (toilet). In 1971, households with access only to "outside water closets" were listed separately, and in 1991 inside toilets were required.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Scottish Borders District through time | Housing Statistics | Exclusive use of a W.C., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th August 2022