Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 187,132 Show data context 128,990 Show data context 240,421 Show data context
1931 223,034 Show data context 116,178 Show data context 179,369 Show data context
1951 212,192 Show data context 77,476 Show data context 39,602 Show data context
1961 210,679 Show data context 59,490 Show data context 34,301 Show data context
1971 200,685 Show data context 43,984 Show data context 19,354 Show data context
1981 179,972 Show data context 22,181 Show data context 5,141 Show data context
1991 191,524 Show data context 17,817 Show data context 6,810 Show data context
2001 203,739 Show data context 20,711 Show data context 15,147 Show data context
2011 243,283 Show data context 26,104 Show data context 13,173 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, Southwark District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 28th May 2020