Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 25,552 Show data context 9,341 Show data context 8,437 Show data context
1971 40,677 Show data context 13,062 Show data context 6,603 Show data context
1981 50,401 Show data context 13,083 Show data context 4,773 Show data context
1991 69,015 Show data context 9,485 Show data context 5,150 Show data context
2001 81,286 Show data context 7,572 Show data context 10,175 Show data context
2011 81,083 Show data context 2,063 Show data context 24,392 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".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, South Gloucestershire UA through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10188933/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 22nd May 2019