Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 19,187 Show data context 15,185 Show data context 17,943 Show data context
1971 28,218 Show data context 21,390 Show data context 11,005 Show data context
1981 38,523 Show data context 22,073 Show data context 5,962 Show data context
1991 46,920 Show data context 17,157 Show data context 5,361 Show data context
2001 50,233 Show data context 13,750 Show data context 8,715 Show data context
2011 51,379 Show data context 4,590 Show data context 19,767 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2001 Census of Population
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of EW1971COU2_M25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS415EW)

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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, St Helens District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10102753/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 22nd September 2021