Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 12,610 Show data context 4,660 Show data context 2,835 Show data context
1931 16,754 Show data context 3,628 Show data context 1,932 Show data context
1951 21,207 Show data context 3,766 Show data context 1,767 Show data context
1961 30,188 Show data context 3,789 Show data context 1,420 Show data context
1971 46,383 Show data context 2,966 Show data context 401 Show data context
1981 64,845 Show data context 1,806 Show data context 305 Show data context
1991 76,505 Show data context 1,104 Show data context 207 Show data context
2001 81,594 Show data context 1,145 Show data context 206 Show data context
2011 84,852 Show data context 1,114 Show data context 227 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 Dorset District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 04th August 2020