Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 25,389 Show data context 9,112 Show data context 6,556 Show data context
1931 33,756 Show data context 7,585 Show data context 4,020 Show data context
1951 50,078 Show data context 8,754 Show data context 2,869 Show data context
1961 59,308 Show data context 6,109 Show data context 1,417 Show data context
1971 85,114 Show data context 5,191 Show data context 671 Show data context
1981 92,681 Show data context 2,427 Show data context 195 Show data context
1991 102,821 Show data context 1,439 Show data context 134 Show data context
2001 115,618 Show data context 963 Show data context 170 Show data context
2011 121,628 Show data context 1,177 Show data context 126 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, Broadland District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 29th February 2020