Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 137,876 Show data context 81,578 Show data context 120,352 Show data context
1931 179,885 Show data context 74,611 Show data context 86,694 Show data context
1951 237,293 Show data context 63,795 Show data context 36,348 Show data context
1961 273,911 Show data context 48,349 Show data context 19,730 Show data context
1971 299,379 Show data context 39,053 Show data context 17,287 Show data context
1981 327,913 Show data context 28,406 Show data context 10,014 Show data context
1991 342,126 Show data context 20,547 Show data context 6,669 Show data context
2001 357,703 Show data context 20,297 Show data context 5,048 Show data context
2011 393,042 Show data context 19,536 Show data context 4,262 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, Kirklees District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 06th June 2020