Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 759,683 Show data context 246,865 Show data context 437,686 Show data context
1971 846,515 Show data context 321,885 Show data context 355,296 Show data context
1981 952,683 Show data context 357,425 Show data context 229,800 Show data context
1991 1,156,434 Show data context 274,013 Show data context 234,926 Show data context
2001 1,220,651 Show data context 207,860 Show data context 367,769 Show data context
2011 1,141,226 Show data context 183,804 Show data context 577,326 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2011 Census of Population

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From 1961 the census has gathered data on whether households owned or rented their homes, and if rented who from. Individual censuses provided different details, but here we present a simple classification which is possible for all dates. Note that housing rented from Housing Associations has to be included with private rentals, separately from "council housing".

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

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

Date accessed: 10th August 2020