Housing Density (Scottish categories)

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Persons per Room 1911 1931 1951
2 or less 52,357 Show data context 59,107 Show data context 64,219 Show data context
2 to 3 16,397 Show data context 9,289 Show data context 4,496 Show data context
Over 3 8,252 Show data context 2,530 Show data context 848 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'
1931 1931 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 21 , 'Quinquennial Age-Groups and Conjugal Condition (All Ages) - All Burghs and Districts of Counties'
1951 1951 Census of Scotland, County Report, Table 21 , 'Houses: Population by number enumerated per room', for 'Counties, Districts of Counties, Cities, Wards of Cities, Burghs, Districts of Counties, Landwards of Counties'

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Housing density grouped into under 2 persons per room, 2 to 3, and over 3. This set of categories enables us to map housing density for the whole of Britain in 1931 and 1951, when the least dense category used by the Scottish census was "under 2".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Moray District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Scottish categories), A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10202590/cube/HOUS_DENSITY_GEN_HIGH

Date accessed: 22nd March 2019