Housing Density (Scottish categories)

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Persons per Room 1911 1931 1951
2 or less 251,692 Show data context 301,129 Show data context 293,728 Show data context
2 to 3 18,778 Show data context 16,890 Show data context 3,895 Show data context
Over 3 2,978 Show data context 4,850 Show data context 512 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'

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Housing density grouped into under 2 persons per room, 2 to 3, and over 3. This set of categories enables us to map housing density for the whole of Britain in 1931 and 1951, when the least dense category used by the Scottish census was "under 2".

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lewisham District through time | Housing Statistics | Housing Density (Scottish categories), A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10057334/cube/HOUS_DENSITY_GEN_HIGH

Date accessed: 17th September 2021