Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 32,379 Show data context 19,439 Show data context 18,420 Show data context
1931 41,368 Show data context 16,422 Show data context 13,520 Show data context
1951 55,088 Show data context 13,219 Show data context 6,148 Show data context
1961 59,657 Show data context 10,522 Show data context 2,713 Show data context
1971 64,717 Show data context 6,249 Show data context 1,040 Show data context
1981 67,870 Show data context 3,690 Show data context 422 Show data context
1991 70,057 Show data context 2,229 Show data context 278 Show data context
2001 69,617 Show data context 1,428 Show data context 311 Show data context
2011 67,168 Show data context 1,091 Show data context 133 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, Barrow in Furness District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd May 2019