Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 35,238 Show data context 11,551 Show data context 8,967 Show data context
1931 41,439 Show data context 9,562 Show data context 5,727 Show data context
1951 52,205 Show data context 8,769 Show data context 3,401 Show data context
1961 59,852 Show data context 7,007 Show data context 1,844 Show data context
1971 57,211 Show data context 4,154 Show data context 780 Show data context
1981 61,940 Show data context 2,064 Show data context 306 Show data context
1991 73,821 Show data context 1,601 Show data context 278 Show data context
2001 78,467 Show data context 1,083 Show data context 286 Show data context
2011 80,424 Show data context 1,142 Show data context 239 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, South Hams District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th July 2019