Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 48,082 Show data context 13,777 Show data context 9,622 Show data context
1931 53,390 Show data context 11,641 Show data context 8,673 Show data context
1951 66,371 Show data context 10,881 Show data context 4,905 Show data context
1961 72,493 Show data context 7,454 Show data context 2,359 Show data context
1971 84,556 Show data context 5,660 Show data context 1,066 Show data context
1981 91,831 Show data context 3,890 Show data context 623 Show data context
1991 100,074 Show data context 2,328 Show data context 517 Show data context
2001 101,053 Show data context 1,989 Show data context 387 Show data context
2011 103,964 Show data context 1,991 Show data context 472 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, Scarborough District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2020