Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 19,326 Show data context 10,525 Show data context 9,189 Show data context
1931 30,551 Show data context 11,111 Show data context 7,278 Show data context
1951 52,017 Show data context 10,833 Show data context 3,831 Show data context
1961 63,322 Show data context 9,083 Show data context 2,386 Show data context
1971 77,321 Show data context 5,809 Show data context 1,057 Show data context
1981 71,766 Show data context 3,409 Show data context 404 Show data context
1991 74,793 Show data context 2,578 Show data context 430 Show data context
2001 81,721 Show data context 2,289 Show data context 575 Show data context
2011 92,471 Show data context 3,295 Show data context 610 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, Dartford District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 08th December 2019