Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 20,789 Show data context 6,985 Show data context 5,547 Show data context
1931 22,725 Show data context 4,944 Show data context 2,246 Show data context
1951 26,555 Show data context 4,311 Show data context 1,552 Show data context
1961 29,910 Show data context 3,722 Show data context 1,187 Show data context
1971 36,118 Show data context 2,974 Show data context 394 Show data context
1981 43,469 Show data context 1,616 Show data context 149 Show data context
1991 50,039 Show data context 1,108 Show data context 214 Show data context
2001 57,142 Show data context 860 Show data context 147 Show data context
2011 64,123 Show data context 1,211 Show data context 238 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, North Dorset District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st July 2019