Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 14,197 Show data context 32,471 Show data context 6,956 Show data context
1971 16,235 Show data context 36,950 Show data context 4,363 Show data context
1981 19,168 Show data context 37,208 Show data context 2,075 Show data context
1991 30,065 Show data context 25,144 Show data context 2,878 Show data context
2001 37,668 Show data context 23,166 Show data context 6,492 Show data context
2011 33,230 Show data context 19,782 Show data context 16,669 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".

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10056780/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 31st May 2020