Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 11,531 Show data context 4,581 Show data context 2,994 Show data context
1931 14,788 Show data context 4,001 Show data context 2,357 Show data context
1951 19,695 Show data context 3,833 Show data context 1,625 Show data context
1961 29,314 Show data context 4,047 Show data context 1,386 Show data context
1971 53,681 Show data context 3,584 Show data context 657 Show data context
1981 70,106 Show data context 1,944 Show data context 305 Show data context
1991 77,635 Show data context 1,222 Show data context 182 Show data context
2001 80,631 Show data context 839 Show data context 144 Show data context
2011 87,917 Show data context 1,214 Show data context 238 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, Hart District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st May 2019