Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 11,229 Show data context 23,656 Show data context 6,705 Show data context
1971 17,576 Show data context 35,499 Show data context 5,994 Show data context
1981 16,836 Show data context 31,925 Show data context 2,774 Show data context
1991 28,961 Show data context 20,922 Show data context 4,098 Show data context
2001 37,374 Show data context 15,067 Show data context 8,117 Show data context
2011 38,210 Show data context 7,479 Show data context 15,634 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2001 Census of Population
1971 [ERROR: authority is ''SRC'' but auth_note value of EW1971COU2_M25 does not appear in SRC_TAB]
2011 Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics (QS415EW)

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From 1961 the census has gathered data on whether households owned or rented their homes, and if rented who from. Individual censuses provided different details, but here we present a simple classification which is possible for all dates. Note that housing rented from Housing Associations has to be included with private rentals, separately from "council housing".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Knowsley District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10168582/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 21st February 2020