Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 19,516 Show data context 9,582 Show data context 9,303 Show data context
1931 24,041 Show data context 9,478 Show data context 7,907 Show data context
1951 32,337 Show data context 7,648 Show data context 3,616 Show data context
1961 36,854 Show data context 5,345 Show data context 1,691 Show data context
1971 47,384 Show data context 3,767 Show data context 757 Show data context
1981 56,906 Show data context 2,385 Show data context 348 Show data context
1991 69,211 Show data context 1,391 Show data context 194 Show data context
2001 74,108 Show data context 1,184 Show data context 199 Show data context
2011 80,975 Show data context 1,438 Show data context 312 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, Selby District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 02nd December 2020