Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 23,989 Show data context 9,631 Show data context 7,828 Show data context
1931 28,653 Show data context 7,885 Show data context 4,521 Show data context
1951 34,954 Show data context 6,241 Show data context 2,758 Show data context
1961 38,331 Show data context 4,523 Show data context 1,236 Show data context
1971 44,406 Show data context 2,977 Show data context 382 Show data context
1981 50,556 Show data context 1,631 Show data context 375 Show data context
1991 57,941 Show data context 1,121 Show data context 353 Show data context
2001 70,876 Show data context 1,149 Show data context 247 Show data context
2011 81,518 Show data context 1,272 Show data context 266 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, East Cambridgeshire District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2020