Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 81,794 Show data context 24,901 Show data context 18,878 Show data context
1931 81,135 Show data context 19,072 Show data context 13,087 Show data context
1951 89,863 Show data context 15,758 Show data context 6,896 Show data context
1961 91,624 Show data context 11,924 Show data context 3,818 Show data context
1971 92,352 Show data context 8,583 Show data context 2,388 Show data context
1981 97,578 Show data context 5,661 Show data context 1,001 Show data context
1991 106,531 Show data context 3,907 Show data context 721 Show data context
2001 110,869 Show data context 2,466 Show data context 504 Show data context
2011 114,830 Show data context 2,627 Show data context 517 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, Gwynedd District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st May 2019