Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 35,747 Show data context 20,563 Show data context 16,757 Show data context
1931 50,203 Show data context 19,004 Show data context 12,555 Show data context
1951 67,511 Show data context 17,096 Show data context 7,947 Show data context
1961 78,975 Show data context 12,062 Show data context 4,035 Show data context
1971 88,717 Show data context 8,549 Show data context 2,043 Show data context
1981 98,439 Show data context 5,732 Show data context 614 Show data context
1991 103,543 Show data context 3,277 Show data context 424 Show data context
2001 107,426 Show data context 2,202 Show data context 368 Show data context
2011 115,412 Show data context 2,449 Show data context 352 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, Ashfield District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd August 2019