Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 27,845 Show data context 19,422 Show data context 18,841 Show data context
1931 39,510 Show data context 15,827 Show data context 12,831 Show data context
1951 47,951 Show data context 13,140 Show data context 5,989 Show data context
1961 65,785 Show data context 10,179 Show data context 3,074 Show data context
1971 77,464 Show data context 7,058 Show data context 1,352 Show data context
1981 83,612 Show data context 3,744 Show data context 557 Show data context
1991 86,503 Show data context 2,750 Show data context 374 Show data context
2001 87,889 Show data context 1,988 Show data context 299 Show data context
2011 87,969 Show data context 1,963 Show data context 428 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, Torfaen District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th May 2024