Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 31,764 Show data context 30,099 Show data context 16,454 Show data context
1971 51,171 Show data context 38,412 Show data context 8,779 Show data context
1981 63,184 Show data context 39,060 Show data context 5,614 Show data context
1991 81,073 Show data context 30,227 Show data context 6,890 Show data context
2001 89,204 Show data context 24,227 Show data context 11,574 Show data context
2011 90,011 Show data context 21,874 Show data context 17,982 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, Dudley District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10084842/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 20th April 2019