Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 36,538 Show data context 10,291 Show data context 6,887 Show data context
1931 44,530 Show data context 10,706 Show data context 7,216 Show data context
1951 63,950 Show data context 12,818 Show data context 6,075 Show data context
1961 84,816 Show data context 12,267 Show data context 5,187 Show data context
1971 100,204 Show data context 10,838 Show data context 3,577 Show data context
1981 104,960 Show data context 5,904 Show data context 1,016 Show data context
1991 110,580 Show data context 3,127 Show data context 745 Show data context
2001 120,868 Show data context 2,391 Show data context 556 Show data context
2011 131,796 Show data context 2,385 Show data context 409 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: 26th May 2024