Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 143,881 Show data context 95,818 Show data context 69,965 Show data context
1931 177,064 Show data context 73,464 Show data context 52,249 Show data context
1951 191,179 Show data context 43,651 Show data context 21,483 Show data context
1961 200,766 Show data context 30,859 Show data context 10,633 Show data context
1971 212,279 Show data context 20,305 Show data context 3,696 Show data context
1981 218,194 Show data context 13,167 Show data context 1,983 Show data context
1991 221,918 Show data context 8,198 Show data context 1,153 Show data context
2001 222,329 Show data context 5,863 Show data context 1,193 Show data context
2011 226,583 Show data context 4,592 Show data context 710 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, Rhondda; Cynon; Taff District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th October 2019