Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 33,751 Show data context 10,138 Show data context 7,812 Show data context
1931 75,076 Show data context 13,828 Show data context 8,204 Show data context
1951 134,441 Show data context 26,144 Show data context 12,047 Show data context
1961 142,716 Show data context 16,626 Show data context 5,055 Show data context
1971 151,826 Show data context 9,623 Show data context 2,159 Show data context
1981 158,590 Show data context 7,224 Show data context 1,072 Show data context
1991 160,824 Show data context 4,908 Show data context 1,085 Show data context
2001 171,061 Show data context 5,344 Show data context 1,617 Show data context
2011 179,836 Show data context 7,126 Show data context 1,733 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, Sutton District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th December 2019