Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 31,890 Show data context 17,832 Show data context 18,455 Show data context
1931 37,048 Show data context 15,692 Show data context 11,920 Show data context
1951 42,000 Show data context 14,359 Show data context 7,773 Show data context
1961 53,204 Show data context 12,873 Show data context 5,390 Show data context
1971 60,106 Show data context 7,856 Show data context 1,749 Show data context
1981 65,524 Show data context 4,544 Show data context 467 Show data context
1991 67,987 Show data context 2,318 Show data context 176 Show data context
2001 66,756 Show data context 1,146 Show data context 259 Show data context
2011 68,017 Show data context 1,133 Show data context 162 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, Copeland District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 10th December 2019