Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 115,169 Show data context 37,373 Show data context 28,755 Show data context
1931 185,990 Show data context 41,772 Show data context 26,540 Show data context
1951 238,607 Show data context 37,805 Show data context 14,858 Show data context
1961 254,024 Show data context 34,747 Show data context 12,137 Show data context
1971 300,969 Show data context 28,496 Show data context 8,293 Show data context
1981 287,041 Show data context 19,664 Show data context 4,487 Show data context
1991 291,910 Show data context 13,364 Show data context 3,990 Show data context
2001 306,922 Show data context 14,005 Show data context 6,396 Show data context
2011 329,273 Show data context 22,596 Show data context 8,361 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, Croydon District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th July 2020