Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 88,167 Show data context 32,879 Show data context 32,223 Show data context
1931 139,808 Show data context 40,034 Show data context 29,569 Show data context
1951 222,121 Show data context 50,095 Show data context 22,138 Show data context
1961 232,756 Show data context 37,229 Show data context 15,550 Show data context
1971 232,433 Show data context 32,147 Show data context 20,876 Show data context
1981 231,840 Show data context 30,546 Show data context 11,618 Show data context
1991 243,052 Show data context 21,215 Show data context 7,210 Show data context
2001 260,584 Show data context 24,410 Show data context 13,286 Show data context
2011 283,402 Show data context 35,966 Show data context 15,357 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, Ealing District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 31st May 2020