Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 35,344 Show data context 13,397 Show data context 7,285 Show data context
1931 42,735 Show data context 10,749 Show data context 7,400 Show data context
1951 50,037 Show data context 9,826 Show data context 4,659 Show data context
1961 59,319 Show data context 9,662 Show data context 2,907 Show data context
1971 62,473 Show data context 6,098 Show data context 1,454 Show data context
1981 68,873 Show data context 4,504 Show data context 589 Show data context
1991 76,442 Show data context 3,479 Show data context 650 Show data context
2001 80,531 Show data context 2,505 Show data context 626 Show data context
2011 84,675 Show data context 2,588 Show data context 617 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, Lincoln District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th January 2021