Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 129,438 Show data context 81,650 Show data context 178,487 Show data context
1931 149,376 Show data context 80,994 Show data context 136,268 Show data context
1951 155,920 Show data context 60,140 Show data context 40,639 Show data context
1961 157,857 Show data context 48,647 Show data context 43,119 Show data context
1971 139,584 Show data context 30,064 Show data context 21,357 Show data context
1981 134,787 Show data context 14,980 Show data context 4,540 Show data context
1991 145,163 Show data context 11,059 Show data context 5,019 Show data context
2001 152,462 Show data context 12,025 Show data context 7,751 Show data context
2011 180,562 Show data context 13,655 Show data context 5,917 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, Islington District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 28th January 2022