Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 33,569 Show data context 10,098 Show data context 7,285 Show data context
1931 37,017 Show data context 8,366 Show data context 5,285 Show data context
1951 47,283 Show data context 9,981 Show data context 4,180 Show data context
1961 58,198 Show data context 7,654 Show data context 2,402 Show data context
1971 70,686 Show data context 6,005 Show data context 934 Show data context
1981 83,694 Show data context 3,259 Show data context 445 Show data context
1991 93,943 Show data context 2,032 Show data context 392 Show data context
2001 102,137 Show data context 1,623 Show data context 335 Show data context
2011 110,727 Show data context 1,973 Show data context 356 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, Sedgemoor District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th May 2019