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Population Estimates by five-year age bands

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Census 2011: Population Estimates by five-year age bands, and Household Estimates, for Local Authorities in the United Kingdom

Census 2011: Population Estimates by five-year age bands, and Household Estimates, for Local Authorities in the United Kingdom


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This bulletin describes key features of the household estimates for the UK and its constituent countries, and provides information on average household size and the number of people in households, and how these have changed over time. Information on UK population density is also provided.

Key Findings:
  • The population of the UK on census day, 27 March 2011, was 63.2 million; the largest it had ever been.
  • The estimated population of England was 53.0 million people, 5.3 million people in Scotland, 3.1 million people in Wales and 1.8 million people in Northern Ireland. Further details of UK population estimates accompanied the first release of UK population statistics published on 17 December 2012.
  • The number of households in the UK on census day was 26.4 million.
  • There were 22.1 million households in England, 2.4 million households in Scotland, 1.3 million in Wales and 0.7 million in Northern Ireland.
  • The number of people living in households in the UK on census day was 62.1 million.
  • The average household size in the UK was 2.3 people per household, compared to 2.4 in 2001.
  • The number of people living in households in the UK increased by 7.5 per cent since 2001, whilst the number of households has increased by 8 per cent resulting in a decrease in average household size for the UK.
  • Two people households accounted for the largest number of households in the UK, at 9.0 million households (34 per cent of all households with usual residents).
  • The average UK population density was 261 people per square kilometre; an increase of 7 per cent since 2001 when it was 244 people per square kilometre.
  • In England the average population density was 407 people per square kilometre, in Wales it was 148 people, in Northern Ireland 134 people and in Scotland 68 people per square kilometre.
 
ISBN
9781909620117
Author
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Published by
Dandy Booksellers Ltd
Publication Date
2 May 2013
Format
Paperback
Extent
132 pages
Dimensions
A4 (2010 x 297 mm)
Approx Weight
0.4 kg
HS Code
490199