Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 37,661 Show data context 15,852 Show data context 9,099 Show data context
1931 48,571 Show data context 14,269 Show data context 10,023 Show data context
1951 59,860 Show data context 13,866 Show data context 6,521 Show data context
1961 74,412 Show data context 11,806 Show data context 4,124 Show data context
1971 95,450 Show data context 8,109 Show data context 1,588 Show data context
1981 106,147 Show data context 4,404 Show data context 486 Show data context
1991 113,995 Show data context 2,732 Show data context 493 Show data context
2001 115,183 Show data context 1,901 Show data context 320 Show data context
2011 122,108 Show data context 1,874 Show data context 277 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, The Vale of Glamorgan District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th May 2019