Housing Tenure

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Year Owner-Occupied Local Authority Other Rented
1961 53,269 Show data context 18,385 Show data context 38,585 Show data context
1971 78,096 Show data context 24,032 Show data context 28,482 Show data context
1981 102,047 Show data context 28,697 Show data context 20,532 Show data context
1991 136,245 Show data context 23,791 Show data context 22,916 Show data context
2001 155,542 Show data context 13,490 Show data context 45,772 Show data context
2011 160,281 Show data context 12,833 Show data context 57,275 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".

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cornwall UA through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Tenure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10284980/cube/HOUS_TENURE_GEN

Date accessed: 01st February 2023