Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 217,925 Show data context 81,894 Show data context 52,549 Show data context
1931 308,233 Show data context 105,969 Show data context 44,169 Show data context
1951 562,189 Show data context 96,133 Show data context 38,738 Show data context
1961 732,883 Show data context 90,828 Show data context 30,914 Show data context
1971 855,170 Show data context 55,504 Show data context 12,320 Show data context
1981 923,673 Show data context 33,496 Show data context 6,356 Show data context
1991 965,738 Show data context 21,364 Show data context 5,494 Show data context
2001 1,007,901 Show data context 19,066 Show data context 5,878 Show data context
2011 1,075,106 Show data context 24,618 Show data context 6,076 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, Surrey through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10099250/cube/HOUS_DENSITY_GEN

Date accessed: 10th August 2020