Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 50,748 Show data context 19,633 Show data context 17,512 Show data context
1931 53,491 Show data context 16,437 Show data context 13,707 Show data context
1951 64,853 Show data context 15,052 Show data context 7,580 Show data context
1961 76,201 Show data context 11,349 Show data context 4,343 Show data context
1971 85,585 Show data context 7,838 Show data context 2,040 Show data context
1981 98,849 Show data context 5,075 Show data context 1,042 Show data context
1991 108,352 Show data context 3,171 Show data context 876 Show data context
2001 110,177 Show data context 2,214 Show data context 370 Show data context
2011 117,781 Show data context 2,369 Show data context 395 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, Pembrokeshire District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 05th July 2020