Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 1,194,217 Show data context 464,397 Show data context 421,881 Show data context
1931 2,070,004 Show data context 583,743 Show data context 437,442 Show data context
1951 3,386,257 Show data context 695,782 Show data context 297,918 Show data context
1961 3,684,935 Show data context 519,957 Show data context 179,926 Show data context
1971 3,826,355 Show data context 362,658 Show data context 129,574 Show data context
1981 3,775,058 Show data context 283,346 Show data context 72,000 Show data context
1991 3,860,850 Show data context 208,117 Show data context 60,109 Show data context
2001 4,031,469 Show data context 221,838 Show data context 107,270 Show data context
2011 4,391,596 Show data context 359,894 Show data context 140,975 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 - 2011 Census of Population

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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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Outer London through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10202620/cube/HOUS_DENSITY_GEN

Date accessed: 08th August 2020