Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 874,872 Show data context 358,195 Show data context 556,175 Show data context
1971 1,292,013 Show data context 485,953 Show data context 475,204 Show data context
1981 1,633,778 Show data context 546,271 Show data context 348,632 Show data context
1991 2,172,639 Show data context 389,316 Show data context 383,266 Show data context
2001 2,431,441 Show data context 241,776 Show data context 614,266 Show data context
2011 2,443,797 Show data context 206,431 Show data context 905,235 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 - 2011 Census of Population

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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, the South East GovOf through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10205724/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 19th May 2024