Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 38,903 Show data context 16,970 Show data context 9,604 Show data context
1931 51,368 Show data context 16,089 Show data context 8,739 Show data context
1951 68,076 Show data context 14,502 Show data context 5,107 Show data context
1961 96,480 Show data context 16,195 Show data context 4,529 Show data context
1971 118,093 Show data context 15,629 Show data context 2,989 Show data context
1981 139,103 Show data context 8,392 Show data context 1,618 Show data context
1991 163,070 Show data context 5,259 Show data context 856 Show data context
2001 173,136 Show data context 4,427 Show data context 1,083 Show data context
2011 199,885 Show data context 6,135 Show data context 1,838 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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Date accessed: 16th October 2019