Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 38,729 Show data context 32,250 Show data context 66,864 Show data context
1961 89,222 Show data context 31,234 Show data context 21,075 Show data context
1971 103,774 Show data context 22,797 Show data context 10,553 Show data context
1981 112,781 Show data context 22,363 Show data context 4,728 Show data context
1991 138,202 Show data context 6,081 Show data context 1,012 Show data context
2001 141,421 Show data context 4,118 Show data context 1,074 Show data context
2011 145,377 Show data context 3,364 Show data context 600 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 27 A, 'Size of Household in Houses of stated size in - County'
1961 1961 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 24 , 'Population enumerated in Private and Non-Private Households', for 'County, LB, SB, Districts of County, NT'
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of S1971COU_M24 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
1981 - 2001 Census of Population
2011 The Scottish Government, Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (QS409SC)

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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, Dumfries and Galloway District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2019