Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 155,897 Show data context 47,798 Show data context 70,391 Show data context
1971 201,530 Show data context 58,256 Show data context 59,523 Show data context
1981 239,868 Show data context 64,154 Show data context 44,252 Show data context
1991 304,988 Show data context 48,132 Show data context 41,256 Show data context
2001 337,363 Show data context 30,572 Show data context 65,256 Show data context
2011 336,847 Show data context 22,558 Show data context 96,386 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, Surrey through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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

Date accessed: 10th August 2020