Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 21,271 Show data context 6,743 Show data context 5,057 Show data context
1931 23,622 Show data context 5,821 Show data context 3,412 Show data context
1951 28,519 Show data context 5,318 Show data context 2,321 Show data context
1961 33,553 Show data context 3,920 Show data context 1,186 Show data context
1971 43,708 Show data context 3,401 Show data context 475 Show data context
1981 54,833 Show data context 1,806 Show data context 237 Show data context
1991 60,903 Show data context 1,048 Show data context 158 Show data context
2001 69,258 Show data context 914 Show data context 202 Show data context
2011 74,683 Show data context 1,087 Show data context 116 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, Daventry District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2020