Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 63,038 Show data context 39,441 Show data context 32,424 Show data context
1971 68,988 Show data context 43,969 Show data context 27,343 Show data context
1981 79,627 Show data context 46,223 Show data context 19,731 Show data context
1991 99,675 Show data context 34,715 Show data context 22,254 Show data context
2001 102,085 Show data context 27,475 Show data context 32,531 Show data context
2011 100,093 Show data context 26,494 Show data context 56,160 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".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bristol UA/City through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10056676/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 19th July 2019