Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 41,481 Show data context 16,538 Show data context 32,658 Show data context
1971 54,463 Show data context 20,876 Show data context 23,729 Show data context
1981 68,736 Show data context 19,684 Show data context 16,261 Show data context
1991 81,885 Show data context 15,173 Show data context 15,192 Show data context
2001 86,669 Show data context 12,249 Show data context 17,929 Show data context
2011 83,801 Show data context 4,911 Show data context 29,218 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, Sefton District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10084751/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 22nd September 2021