Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 22,932 Show data context 14,024 Show data context 12,607 Show data context
1931 33,306 Show data context 14,452 Show data context 13,640 Show data context
1951 54,815 Show data context 13,868 Show data context 5,614 Show data context
1961 70,387 Show data context 10,830 Show data context 3,861 Show data context
1971 88,686 Show data context 10,208 Show data context 2,504 Show data context
1981 103,562 Show data context 7,222 Show data context 1,163 Show data context
1991 111,777 Show data context 4,085 Show data context 632 Show data context
2001 115,039 Show data context 2,834 Show data context 497 Show data context
2011 121,470 Show data context 2,516 Show data context 424 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, Nuneaton and Bedworth District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th September 2020