Housing Density (Generalised)

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Year 1 or less 1 to 1.5 Over 1.5
1911 17,720,974 Show data context 8,244,274 Show data context 8,640,940 Show data context
1931 23,227,053 Show data context 7,725,263 Show data context 7,090,390 Show data context
1951 30,938,842 Show data context 7,229,543 Show data context 3,671,615 Show data context
1971 41,372,585 Show data context 4,392,575 Show data context 1,354,005 Show data context
1981 44,399,547 Show data context 2,797,887 Show data context 608,892 Show data context
1991 46,903,683 Show data context 1,792,440 Show data context 447,922 Show data context
2001 49,014,979 Show data context 1,544,145 Show data context 548,552 Show data context
2011 52,555,445 Show data context 1,941,035 Show data context 574,633 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 - 2011 Census of Population
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'


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nCube definition

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, England and Wales Dep through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Generalised), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th July 2024