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Census Statistics

Census 2011 statistics:

  • 56.1 million people were living in England and Wales - 3.7 million more than in 2001.
  • People ar living for longer. Rise of 16.4% people aged 65 and over.
  • 430,000 people were aged 90 and over, compared with only 13,000 when the census was carried out 100 years earlier in 1911.
  • The number of women over 90 was 315,000, nearly three times higher than the 114,000 men recorded as being over that age.
  • Increase in under-fives.
  • On average 105 males are born for every 100 females.
  • The average household size of 2.4 people has remained unchanged for ten years.

Source: The Office for National Statistics.

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