Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 9,897 Show data context 4,601 Show data context 6,850 Show data context
1971 11,114 Show data context 6,887 Show data context 3,205 Show data context
1981 11,525 Show data context 8,220 Show data context 1,521 Show data context
1991 14,839 Show data context 5,957 Show data context 2,222 Show data context
2001 15,535 Show data context 4,032 Show data context 3,583 Show data context
2011 15,885 Show data context 2,379 Show data context 6,000 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".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Merthyr Tydfil District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10084635/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 23rd May 2019