Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 45,722 Show data context 12,537 Show data context 37,782 Show data context
1971 50,275 Show data context 16,539 Show data context 34,034 Show data context
1981 57,340 Show data context 21,127 Show data context 21,886 Show data context
1991 69,293 Show data context 17,110 Show data context 22,168 Show data context
2001 74,372 Show data context 13,944 Show data context 29,712 Show data context
2011 65,594 Show data context 13,007 Show data context 45,481 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, Ealing District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10104191/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 28th May 2020