Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 14,052 Show data context 7,402 Show data context 6,988 Show data context
1931 28,469 Show data context 11,589 Show data context 12,018 Show data context
1951 69,402 Show data context 25,346 Show data context 17,459 Show data context
1961 75,107 Show data context 21,598 Show data context 11,861 Show data context
1971 150,840 Show data context 40,653 Show data context 16,232 Show data context
1981 135,277 Show data context 20,761 Show data context 3,848 Show data context
1991 134,597 Show data context 8,757 Show data context 1,122 Show data context
2001 143,298 Show data context 5,048 Show data context 982 Show data context
2011 140,729 Show data context 3,784 Show data context 477 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, Knowsley District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st February 2020