Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 22,962 Show data context 6,905 Show data context 5,377 Show data context
1931 26,578 Show data context 5,222 Show data context 2,663 Show data context
1951 29,853 Show data context 4,775 Show data context 1,790 Show data context
1961 31,040 Show data context 3,349 Show data context 997 Show data context
1971 34,046 Show data context 2,573 Show data context 446 Show data context
1981 39,370 Show data context 1,235 Show data context 240 Show data context
1991 43,462 Show data context 1,038 Show data context 174 Show data context
2001 46,212 Show data context 887 Show data context 71 Show data context
2011 50,979 Show data context 846 Show data context 89 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, West Devon District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th June 2024