Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 60,514 Show data context 43,548 Show data context 35,840 Show data context
1931 100,304 Show data context 42,453 Show data context 27,226 Show data context
1951 113,232 Show data context 30,016 Show data context 15,146 Show data context
1961 125,536 Show data context 23,212 Show data context 8,534 Show data context
1971 146,450 Show data context 15,388 Show data context 3,214 Show data context
1981 158,646 Show data context 10,353 Show data context 1,146 Show data context
1991 161,297 Show data context 6,577 Show data context 623 Show data context
2001 163,143 Show data context 4,519 Show data context 742 Show data context
2011 173,163 Show data context 4,014 Show data context 578 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, Caerphilly District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th July 2019