Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 29,877 Show data context 13,614 Show data context 11,938 Show data context
1931 34,198 Show data context 12,452 Show data context 9,339 Show data context
1951 41,455 Show data context 11,546 Show data context 6,411 Show data context
1961 48,181 Show data context 9,027 Show data context 3,146 Show data context
1971 56,683 Show data context 6,001 Show data context 1,282 Show data context
1981 67,218 Show data context 3,490 Show data context 405 Show data context
1991 71,594 Show data context 2,302 Show data context 280 Show data context
2001 76,698 Show data context 1,564 Show data context 224 Show data context
2011 78,448 Show data context 1,403 Show data context 189 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, Forest of Dean District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd May 2019