Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 69,059 Show data context 24,193 Show data context 17,659 Show data context
1931 74,266 Show data context 20,162 Show data context 12,205 Show data context
1951 86,991 Show data context 20,844 Show data context 11,830 Show data context
1961 102,712 Show data context 15,915 Show data context 7,038 Show data context
1971 116,952 Show data context 12,193 Show data context 2,988 Show data context
1981 136,065 Show data context 6,678 Show data context 1,352 Show data context
1991 151,494 Show data context 4,182 Show data context 1,155 Show data context
2001 168,813 Show data context 3,094 Show data context 668 Show data context
2011 176,269 Show data context 3,575 Show data context 751 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, Herefordshire UA/County through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st May 2019