Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 33,590 Show data context 19,792 Show data context 16,762 Show data context
1931 43,960 Show data context 18,853 Show data context 16,665 Show data context
1951 63,549 Show data context 17,019 Show data context 7,904 Show data context
1961 77,522 Show data context 10,097 Show data context 2,785 Show data context
1971 83,741 Show data context 7,397 Show data context 1,257 Show data context
1981 89,352 Show data context 3,953 Show data context 456 Show data context
1991 95,872 Show data context 2,287 Show data context 200 Show data context
2001 95,874 Show data context 1,623 Show data context 213 Show data context
2011 100,375 Show data context 1,990 Show data context 316 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, Chesterfield District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th August 2019