Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 16,046 Show data context 5,323 Show data context 4,540 Show data context
1931 16,986 Show data context 5,182 Show data context 4,433 Show data context
1951 21,162 Show data context 4,755 Show data context 2,715 Show data context
1961 26,039 Show data context 5,494 Show data context 2,542 Show data context
1971 34,837 Show data context 2,905 Show data context 564 Show data context
1981 37,221 Show data context 1,256 Show data context 149 Show data context
1991 40,892 Show data context 666 Show data context 163 Show data context
2001 42,963 Show data context 481 Show data context 105 Show data context
2011 46,452 Show data context 727 Show data context 165 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, Richmondshire District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2019