Housing Amenities

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Year With all ammenities Lacking some ammenity
1951 51,298 Show data context 79,983 Show data context
1961 86,113 Show data context 62,494 Show data context
1971 149,191 Show data context 32,831 Show data context
1981 204,838 Show data context 10,618 Show data context
1991 207,930 Show data context 44,594 Show data context
2001 258,890 Show data context 22,265 Show data context
2011 302,819 Show data context 7,926 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 - 2011 Census of Population

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Since 1951 the census has gathered data on many different "amenities", but no individual amenity has been recorded by every census. We therefore simplify the available information to having versus not having ALL amenities recorded by the census in question. In 1951, this meant having exclusive use of piped water, a cooking stove, a kitchen sink, a Water Closet (toilet) and a fixed bath, while in 2011 it simply meant having some form of central heating.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Suffolk through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Amenities, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10084726/cube/HOUS_ALL_AMENITY

Date accessed: 25th January 2022