Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 521,834 Show data context 319,271 Show data context 333,568 Show data context
1971 780,951 Show data context 431,162 Show data context 264,240 Show data context
1981 1,036,038 Show data context 472,275 Show data context 196,560 Show data context
1991 1,409,691 Show data context 352,149 Show data context 224,748 Show data context
2001 1,622,850 Show data context 259,030 Show data context 350,075 Show data context
2011 1,655,621 Show data context 188,886 Show data context 578,528 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2011 Census of Population

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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".


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, the East GovOf through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10099249/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 30th May 2024