Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 609,257 Show data context 399,326 Show data context 522,387 Show data context
1971 805,393 Show data context 533,685 Show data context 325,597 Show data context
1981 993,373 Show data context 571,295 Show data context 200,749 Show data context
1991 1,270,727 Show data context 451,074 Show data context 206,399 Show data context
2001 1,395,865 Show data context 356,714 Show data context 312,121 Show data context
2011 1,435,200 Show data context 272,875 Show data context 515,984 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2011 Census of Population

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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, Yorkshire and the Humber GovOf through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10032910/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 20th June 2021