Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 41,373 Show data context 13,725 Show data context 10,514 Show data context
1931 63,544 Show data context 14,925 Show data context 9,196 Show data context
1951 112,759 Show data context 18,444 Show data context 7,166 Show data context
1961 120,836 Show data context 13,456 Show data context 4,637 Show data context
1971 120,880 Show data context 7,683 Show data context 2,080 Show data context
1981 122,802 Show data context 5,299 Show data context 1,028 Show data context
1991 126,428 Show data context 3,780 Show data context 1,042 Show data context
2001 137,458 Show data context 4,620 Show data context 1,896 Show data context
2011 148,397 Show data context 6,026 Show data context 1,935 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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Date accessed: 03rd April 2020