Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 26,428 Show data context 24,375 Show data context 42,632 Show data context
1971 31,138 Show data context 37,877 Show data context 27,221 Show data context
1981 37,140 Show data context 46,057 Show data context 14,358 Show data context
1991 50,919 Show data context 38,430 Show data context 13,798 Show data context
2001 54,384 Show data context 29,070 Show data context 20,834 Show data context
2011 56,290 Show data context 23,838 Show data context 32,468 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2001 Census of Population
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of EW1971COU2_M25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS415EW)

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From 1961 the census has gathered data on whether households owned or rented their homes, and if rented who from. Individual censuses provided different details, but here we present a simple classification which is possible for all dates. Note that housing rented from Housing Associations has to be included with private rentals, separately from "council housing".

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kingston upon Hull UA/City through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10168387/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 19th October 2019