Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 28,338 Show data context 11,380 Show data context 10,933 Show data context
1931 35,071 Show data context 9,239 Show data context 6,093 Show data context
1951 45,417 Show data context 9,459 Show data context 4,862 Show data context
1961 54,145 Show data context 8,302 Show data context 3,706 Show data context
1971 71,371 Show data context 5,795 Show data context 1,314 Show data context
1981 89,146 Show data context 3,244 Show data context 883 Show data context
1991 97,690 Show data context 2,133 Show data context 605 Show data context
2001 109,874 Show data context 1,261 Show data context 359 Show data context
2011 113,547 Show data context 1,622 Show data context 376 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, Wychavon District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2019