Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 27,278 Show data context 16,140 Show data context 17,743 Show data context
1971 39,192 Show data context 20,876 Show data context 12,761 Show data context
1981 45,554 Show data context 23,595 Show data context 8,468 Show data context
1991 60,381 Show data context 16,713 Show data context 10,507 Show data context
2001 63,979 Show data context 13,167 Show data context 15,259 Show data context
2011 63,629 Show data context 12,458 Show data context 26,184 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, Derby UA through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10033032/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 29th July 2021