Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 123,680 Show data context 51,646 Show data context 46,011 Show data context
1931 176,551 Show data context 53,845 Show data context 46,479 Show data context
1951 236,756 Show data context 50,683 Show data context 27,884 Show data context
1961 274,591 Show data context 43,777 Show data context 15,708 Show data context
1971 301,034 Show data context 29,496 Show data context 6,536 Show data context
1981 313,693 Show data context 17,128 Show data context 2,017 Show data context
1991 313,991 Show data context 8,109 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
2001 302,737 Show data context 4,661 Show data context 1,051 Show data context
2011 311,341 Show data context 4,401 Show data context 642 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, Wirral District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 04th April 2020