Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 191,590 Show data context 78,942 Show data context 61,413 Show data context
1931 235,418 Show data context 73,267 Show data context 56,350 Show data context
1951 312,940 Show data context 66,890 Show data context 26,788 Show data context
1961 346,278 Show data context 51,532 Show data context 15,212 Show data context
1971 348,569 Show data context 34,217 Show data context 9,744 Show data context
1981 352,291 Show data context 19,625 Show data context 3,453 Show data context
1991 353,606 Show data context 13,267 Show data context 3,245 Show data context
2001 358,218 Show data context 9,725 Show data context 2,531 Show data context
2011 397,311 Show data context 16,053 Show data context 5,450 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: 18th July 2019