Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 11,687 Show data context 3,931 Show data context 2,508 Show data context
1931 22,860 Show data context 4,940 Show data context 2,817 Show data context
1951 48,242 Show data context 8,278 Show data context 3,001 Show data context
1961 74,604 Show data context 11,378 Show data context 2,909 Show data context
1971 92,420 Show data context 7,883 Show data context 1,487 Show data context
1981 87,767 Show data context 3,513 Show data context 631 Show data context
1991 89,535 Show data context 2,499 Show data context 420 Show data context
2001 89,634 Show data context 2,135 Show data context 640 Show data context
2011 94,811 Show data context 2,890 Show data context 777 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, Hertsmere District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th September 2020