Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 34,266 Show data context 12,374 Show data context 8,853 Show data context
1931 40,122 Show data context 9,150 Show data context 5,358 Show data context
1951 55,714 Show data context 9,571 Show data context 3,517 Show data context
1961 70,691 Show data context 10,060 Show data context 3,325 Show data context
1971 96,607 Show data context 8,802 Show data context 2,014 Show data context
1981 120,597 Show data context 5,128 Show data context 1,285 Show data context
1991 138,404 Show data context 3,234 Show data context 956 Show data context
2001 156,061 Show data context 4,180 Show data context 1,484 Show data context
2011 164,390 Show data context 5,087 Show data context 1,174 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, Aylesbury Vale District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th June 2021