Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 5,678 Show data context 1,477 Show data context 4,676 Show data context
1971 7,748 Show data context 1,958 Show data context 3,600 Show data context
1981 10,272 Show data context 2,190 Show data context 2,620 Show data context
1991 13,584 Show data context 1,572 Show data context 2,650 Show data context
2001 15,436 Show data context 578 Show data context 4,175 Show data context
2011 16,778 Show data context 582 Show data context 5,365 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, West Devon District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10168272/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 20th June 2024