Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 117,647 Show data context 119,287 Show data context 315,820 Show data context
1931 149,259 Show data context 113,473 Show data context 211,814 Show data context
1951 132,386 Show data context 59,052 Show data context 34,930 Show data context
1961 130,054 Show data context 40,387 Show data context 27,528 Show data context
1971 117,768 Show data context 29,293 Show data context 14,666 Show data context
1981 107,591 Show data context 18,673 Show data context 10,786 Show data context
1991 115,578 Show data context 21,981 Show data context 20,803 Show data context
2001 138,247 Show data context 29,761 Show data context 26,063 Show data context
2011 191,932 Show data context 41,491 Show data context 16,920 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, Tower Hamlets District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 28th May 2020