Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 32,024 Show data context 10,567 Show data context 20,326 Show data context
1971 34,414 Show data context 11,981 Show data context 16,554 Show data context
1981 39,483 Show data context 13,921 Show data context 10,620 Show data context
1991 49,299 Show data context 9,544 Show data context 11,083 Show data context
2001 54,350 Show data context 7,236 Show data context 17,373 Show data context
2011 47,360 Show data context 2,887 Show data context 28,510 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, Merton District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10056408/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 28th May 2020