Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 19,911 Show data context 5,981 Show data context 8,045 Show data context
1971 26,440 Show data context 6,456 Show data context 6,856 Show data context
1981 32,877 Show data context 5,766 Show data context 6,042 Show data context
1991 38,565 Show data context 4,500 Show data context 7,249 Show data context
2001 40,800 Show data context 3,722 Show data context 11,313 Show data context
2011 40,366 Show data context 3,629 Show data context 13,827 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, Lancaster District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10089797/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 12th December 2019