Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 31,390 Show data context 10,587 Show data context 7,804 Show data context
1931 43,946 Show data context 9,671 Show data context 5,811 Show data context
1951 60,198 Show data context 9,179 Show data context 3,581 Show data context
1961 70,131 Show data context 7,082 Show data context 1,920 Show data context
1971 95,751 Show data context 5,517 Show data context 1,011 Show data context
1981 108,361 Show data context 3,711 Show data context 492 Show data context
1991 121,080 Show data context 2,847 Show data context 497 Show data context
2001 132,412 Show data context 2,963 Show data context 507 Show data context
2011 132,509 Show data context 2,892 Show data context 466 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, Tendring District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 05th August 2021