On 16 July 2012, the ONS released the first set of data for England and Wales and for local authorities covering the population estimates by gender, age and households from the March 2011 census.
Headline information includes:
The population in Bexley rose from 218,307 in 2001 to 232,000 in 2011, an increase of 6% (13,693).
Compared to Bexley, nine London boroughs recorded populations over 300,000 whilst the biggest percentage increase in population in London was 26% in Tower Hamlets.
There were 48% males and 52% females
The population aged 90 and over increased from 1,243 in 2001 to 1,700 in 2011 (i.e. 1 in every 136 people is 90 and over)
The population aged 65 and over increased in line with the increase in overall population from 34,506 in 2001 to 37,200 in 2011, making up 16% of the population ( i.e. 1 in every 6 people is 65 and over)
The population for adults aged 35-39 had the highest decrease of 17% from 18,025 in 2001 to 15,000 in 2011.
The population of children aged under 5 increased from 13,276 in 2001 to 15,200 in 2011
The number of households with at least 1 usual resident was 92,600 in 2011 up from 89451 in 2001.
A full briefing on the first set of data is available through the link on the right. Further information will be updated here as it is released by the ONS throughout 2013.
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