Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 50,753 Show data context 13,670 Show data context 7,116 Show data context
1931 72,987 Show data context 13,983 Show data context 7,250 Show data context
1951 103,498 Show data context 16,333 Show data context 7,761 Show data context
1961 121,666 Show data context 12,717 Show data context 4,549 Show data context
1971 127,850 Show data context 8,073 Show data context 2,672 Show data context
1981 124,680 Show data context 4,342 Show data context 1,846 Show data context
1991 139,043 Show data context 3,500 Show data context 1,864 Show data context
2001 153,753 Show data context 3,153 Show data context 1,130 Show data context
2011 172,635 Show data context 4,663 Show data context 1,840 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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Date accessed: 15th July 2019