Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 122,231 Show data context 66,232 Show data context 57,725 Show data context
1931 167,398 Show data context 58,529 Show data context 45,472 Show data context
1951 201,722 Show data context 44,640 Show data context 16,941 Show data context
1961 201,892 Show data context 27,583 Show data context 7,978 Show data context
1971 196,108 Show data context 19,384 Show data context 7,661 Show data context
1981 186,149 Show data context 18,191 Show data context 5,255 Show data context
1991 189,162 Show data context 15,666 Show data context 5,515 Show data context
2001 191,715 Show data context 15,861 Show data context 8,970 Show data context
2011 215,709 Show data context 28,156 Show data context 12,750 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, Waltham Forest District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th June 2019