Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 15,207 Show data context 6,861 Show data context 10,489 Show data context
1971 17,365 Show data context 9,226 Show data context 11,375 Show data context
1981 20,041 Show data context 10,026 Show data context 8,161 Show data context
1991 24,246 Show data context 9,741 Show data context 9,712 Show data context
2001 28,371 Show data context 8,109 Show data context 15,221 Show data context
2011 26,832 Show data context 7,513 Show data context 21,030 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, Oxford District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10084672/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 17th October 2019