Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 37,894 Show data context 14,172 Show data context 9,629 Show data context
1931 50,531 Show data context 13,102 Show data context 7,919 Show data context
1951 68,528 Show data context 12,148 Show data context 5,040 Show data context
1961 79,969 Show data context 10,606 Show data context 2,876 Show data context
1971 108,967 Show data context 8,158 Show data context 1,778 Show data context
1981 120,593 Show data context 5,331 Show data context 978 Show data context
1991 129,621 Show data context 3,685 Show data context 966 Show data context
2001 133,942 Show data context 2,359 Show data context 561 Show data context
2011 147,919 Show data context 3,642 Show data context 884 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, Maidstone District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th May 2019