Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 29,372 Show data context 10,400 Show data context 5,478 Show data context
1931 43,303 Show data context 9,872 Show data context 4,715 Show data context
1951 64,166 Show data context 11,853 Show data context 5,825 Show data context
1961 85,979 Show data context 12,281 Show data context 5,032 Show data context
1971 112,451 Show data context 8,980 Show data context 1,698 Show data context
1981 135,014 Show data context 5,032 Show data context 623 Show data context
1991 154,199 Show data context 2,892 Show data context 663 Show data context
2001 162,797 Show data context 3,045 Show data context 617 Show data context
2011 170,175 Show data context 2,786 Show data context 530 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, New Forest District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th February 2020