Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 22,969 Show data context 11,214 Show data context 12,284 Show data context
1971 31,065 Show data context 13,138 Show data context 9,514 Show data context
1981 39,629 Show data context 12,771 Show data context 6,738 Show data context
1991 48,829 Show data context 10,049 Show data context 8,374 Show data context
2001 56,320 Show data context 8,066 Show data context 12,534 Show data context
2011 55,858 Show data context 7,381 Show data context 20,313 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, York UA through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10057127/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 18th July 2019