Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 31,508 Show data context 12,941 Show data context 10,117 Show data context
1931 35,694 Show data context 9,968 Show data context 6,847 Show data context
1951 41,497 Show data context 8,011 Show data context 3,790 Show data context
1961 45,887 Show data context 5,582 Show data context 1,879 Show data context
1971 54,471 Show data context 3,909 Show data context 714 Show data context
1981 65,958 Show data context 2,376 Show data context 381 Show data context
1991 75,835 Show data context 1,372 Show data context 194 Show data context
2001 84,267 Show data context 1,023 Show data context 157 Show data context
2011 93,731 Show data context 1,347 Show data context 176 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, Mid Suffolk District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 05th December 2021