1971 Census of England and Wales, County Report Part II (Sample Report Title: Census 1971: England and Wales: County Report: (Laid before Parliament pursuant to Section 4 (1), Census Act 1920) Bedfordshire 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".

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List for West Riding AdmC

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Total population in all households
Number of persons per room
over 1.5
over 1 and up to 1.5
over 0.75 and up to 1
0.5 and over and up to 0.75
less than 0.5
Wakefield CB/MB Total   55,825 Show data context 1,560 Show data context 5,400 Show data context 16,705 Show data context 22,215 Show data context 9,945 Show data context

No data for lower-level units are available.


1 The dataset is a partial transcription. It contains only the total numbers and not the percentages given.


The following notes to the table appeared in the original report.

1 This table is restrcited to households of which at least one member was present at Census.

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