Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 6,816 Show data context 7,871 Show data context 6,201 Show data context
1971 8,802 Show data context 8,896 Show data context 4,910 Show data context
1981 11,130 Show data context 8,942 Show data context 4,494 Show data context
1991 18,034 Show data context 5,701 Show data context 3,825 Show data context
2001 19,993 Show data context 4,122 Show data context 5,369 Show data context
2011 21,767 Show data context 2,172 Show data context 6,597 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, Copeland District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10032994/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 12th December 2019