Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 43,767 Show data context 37,700 Show data context 57,541 Show data context
1931 61,809 Show data context 37,953 Show data context 51,449 Show data context
1951 105,289 Show data context 39,410 Show data context 22,032 Show data context
1961 131,520 Show data context 28,733 Show data context 9,740 Show data context
1971 156,762 Show data context 21,922 Show data context 5,682 Show data context
1981 174,640 Show data context 12,293 Show data context 1,669 Show data context
1991 172,095 Show data context 6,251 Show data context 636 Show data context
2001 169,518 Show data context 5,026 Show data context 849 Show data context
2011 170,118 Show data context 3,304 Show data context 536 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Housing, Table 2 , 'Tenements in the Occupation of Private Families. - Classified by Number of Rooms and by Numbers of Occupants, in each Administrative County and in the Aggregates of Urban Districts (exclusive of County Boroughs) and of Rural Districts; also in Urban Districts (other than County Boroughs) and in Rural Districts, 1911'
1931 - 1951 1931 Census of England and Wales, County Report Part I, Table 11 , 'Private Families and Rooms Occupied'
1961 1961 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 19 , 'Population in all Private Households by Density of occupation (persons per room)', for 'LAA, Con, NT'
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, County Report Part II, Table 24 , 'Persons in permanent buildings by density of occupation (persons per room)', for 'AC, CB, Urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, Aggregates of MB and UD and aggregates of RD, NT and Con Centres. Urban Areas with populations of less than 50,000 and RD'
1981 - 2001 Census of Population
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS409EW)

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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.

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

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2021