Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 26,398 Show data context 4,827 Show data context 20,640 Show data context
1971 31,722 Show data context 5,926 Show data context 19,114 Show data context
1981 35,357 Show data context 7,170 Show data context 13,425 Show data context
1991 47,124 Show data context 5,763 Show data context 12,241 Show data context
2001 50,162 Show data context 4,857 Show data context 17,193 Show data context
2011 47,626 Show data context 4,895 Show data context 29,853 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2001 Census of Population
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of EW1971COU2_M25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS415EW)

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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, Bournemouth UA through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10056536/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 23rd July 2019