Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 209,541 Show data context 104,839 Show data context 88,607 Show data context
1931 261,183 Show data context 96,274 Show data context 81,284 Show data context
1951 375,839 Show data context 93,811 Show data context 44,731 Show data context
1961 493,532 Show data context 81,475 Show data context 29,601 Show data context
1971 618,741 Show data context 62,412 Show data context 14,751 Show data context
1981 708,554 Show data context 37,374 Show data context 6,156 Show data context
1991 754,151 Show data context 22,586 Show data context 3,073 Show data context
2001 774,576 Show data context 15,984 Show data context 2,893 Show data context
2011 815,426 Show data context 15,026 Show data context 2,500 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 - 2011 Census of Population

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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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Staffordshire through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10091720/cube/HOUS_DENSITY_GEN

Date accessed: 22nd October 2021