Select Committee on Treasury Minutes of Evidence


Memorandum from the Office for National Statistics

Question 24:  An analysis of the 376 local authorities giving their population estimate and census base for June 2001.
Area
Mid-2000
Population
Estimates
Population
On Census
day 2001
Difference
Mid-2000
and Census
2001*
Percentage
Difference
Mid-2000 and
Census 2001
thousandsthousands thousands
ENGLAND AND WALES52,943.3 52,041.9-901.4 -1.7
ENGLAND49,997.1 49,138.8-858.3 -1.7
NORTH EAST2,577.3 2,515.5-61.9 -2.4
Darlington UA100.6 97.8-2.8-2.8
Hartlepool UA92.3 88.6-3.7-4.0
Middlesbrough UA143.9 134.8-9.0-6.3
Redcar and Cleveland UA136.4 139.12.82.0
Stockton-on-Tees UA184.1 178.4-5.7-3.1
Durham506.1 493.5-12.6 -2.5
Chester-le-Street57.7 53.7-4.0-7.0
Derwentside87.285.1 -2.1-2.4
Durham92.087.7 -4.3-4.7
Easington92.194.0 1.92.1
Sedgefield89.387.2 -2.1-2.4
Teesdale25.724.5 -1.3-4.9
Wear Valley62.061.3 -0.7-1.1
Northumberland310.4 307.2-3.2 -1.0
Alnwick31.731.0 -0.7-2.1
Berwick-upon-Tweed26.3 25.9-0.3-1.3
Blyth Valley80.781.3 0.60.7
Castle Morpeth50.949.0 -1.9-3.8
Tynedale59.058.8 -0.2-0.4
Wansbeck61.761.1 -0.6-0.9
Tyne and Wear (Met.   County) 1,103.61,076.0 -27.6-2.5
Gateshead196.9191.2 -5.7-2.9
Newcastle upon Tyne270.5 259.6-10.9-4.0
North Tyneside194.1 191.7-2.4-1.2
South Tyneside152.7 152.80.10.1
Sunderland289.5280.8 -8.7-3.0
NORTH WEST6,893.9 6,729.8-164.1 -2.4
Blackburn with Darwen UA138.1 137.5-0.6-0.4
Blackpool UA150.7 142.3-8.4-5.6
Halton UA120.8 118.2-2.6-2.1
Warrington UA190.8 191.10.20.1
Cheshire672.7 673.81.1 0.2
Chester117.5118.2 0.70.6
Congleton89.190.7 1.61.8
Crewe and Nantwich114.9 111.0-3.9-3.4
Ellesmere Port and Neston79.4 81.72.32.9
Macclesfield152.3150.1 -2.1-1.4
Vale Royal119.6122.1 2.52.1
Cumbria491.0 487.6-3.4 -0.7
Allerdale95.093.5 -1.6-1.6
Barrow-in-Furness70.1 72.01.82.6
Carlisle101.9100.7 -1.2-1.2
Copeland69.269.3 0.10.2
Eden50.749.8 -0.9-1.8
South Lakeland104.0 102.3-1.7-1.7
Greater Manchester (Met.   County) 2,585.82,482.4 -103.4-4.0
Bolton267.6261.0 -6.6-2.5
Bury183.0180.6 -2.4-1.3
Manchester439.5392.8 -46.7-10.6
Oldham218.1217.4 -0.7-0.3
Rochdale210.8205.2 -5.6-2.6
Salford224.3216.1 -8.2-3.6
Stockport291.1284.5 -6.6-2.3
Tameside219.3213.0 -6.3-2.9
Trafford220.1210.1 -9.9-4.5
Wigan312.0301.4 -10.6-3.4
Lancashire1,140.7 1,135.0-5.7 -0.5
Burnley89.289.5 0.40.4
Chorley99.2100.4 1.21.2
Fylde76.373.2 -3.0-4.0
Hyndburn78.981.5 2.63.2
Lancaster138.1133.9 -4.2-3.0
Pendle83.089.3 6.37.6
Preston135.7129.6 -6.1-4.5
Ribble Valley54.954.0 -0.9-1.7
Rossendale64.165.7 1.62.5
South Ribble104.9103.9 -1.0-1.0
West Lancashire110.2 108.4-1.9-1.7
Wyre106.2105.6 -0.7-0.6
Merseyside (Met. County)1,403.4 1,362.0-41.3 -2.9
Knowsley153.1150.5 -2.6-1.7
Liverpool457.3439.5 -17.9-3.9
St Helens179.0176.8 -2.1-1.2
Sefton286.5283.0 -3.5-1.2
Wirral327.5312.3 -15.2-4.6
YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER5,057.9 4,964.8-93.1 -1.8
East Riding of Yorkshire UA318.9 314.1-4.9-1.5
Kingston upon Hull, City of   UA254.3 243.6-10.7-4.2
North East Lincolnshire UA155.2 158.02.81.8
North Lincolnshire UA152.5 152.80.30.2
York UA179.3 181.11.81.0
North Yorkshire574.6 569.7-5.0 -0.9
Craven52.353.6 1.32.5
Hambleton87.584.1 -3.4-3.8
Harrogate153.6151.3 -2.3-1.5
Richmondshire51.347.0 -4.3-8.4
Ryedale48.850.9 2.14.3
Scarborough108.3106.2 -2.1-1.9
Selby72.876.5 3.75.0
South Yorkshire (Met.   County) 1,301.51,266.3 -35.2-2.7
Barnsley228.1218.1 -10.0-4.4
Doncaster290.1286.9 -3.3-1.1
Rotherham253.2248.2 -5.0-2.0
Sheffield530.1513.2 -16.9-3.2
West Yorkshire (Met.   County) 2,121.52,079.2 -42.2-2.0
Bradford486.1467.7 -18.4-3.8
Calderdale193.7192.4 -1.3-0.7
Kirklees395.1388.6 -6.6-1.7
Leeds726.1715.4 -10.7-1.5
Wakefield320.4315.2 -5.2-1.6
EAST MIDLANDS4,207.9 4,172.2-35.7 -0.8
Derby UA236.3 221.7-14.5-6.2
Leicester UA289.7 279.9-9.8-3.4
Nottingham UA282.9 267.0-15.9-5.6
Rutland UA37.8 34.6-3.2-8.5
Derbyshire741.5734.6 -6.9-0.9
Amber Valley119.0116.5 -2.5-2.1
Bolsover71.871.8 0.00.0
Chesterfield99.898.9 -1.0-1.0
Derbyshire Dales71.5 69.5-2.0-2.9
Erewash108.2110.1 1.91.8
High Peak90.189.4 -0.7-0.8
North East Derbyshire98.8 96.9-1.9-1.9
South Derbyshire82.3 81.6-0.7-0.9
Leicestershire611.2 609.6-1.6 -0.3
Blaby88.290.3 2.12.3
Charnwood158.3153.5 -4.9-3.1
Harborough77.576.6 -0.9-1.2
Hinckley and Bosworth98.4 100.11.71.7
Melton47.947.9 -0.1-0.2
North West Leicestershire86.8 85.5-1.3-1.5
Oadby and Wigston54.1 55.81.73.2
Lincolnshire634.3 646.612.3 1.9
Boston54.555.7 1.32.3
East Lindsey128.4130.5 2.01.6
Lincoln82.885.6 2.83.4
North Kesteven92.594.0 1.61.7
South Holland75.276.5 1.41.8
South Kesteven123.4 124.81.41.1
West Lindsey77.679.5 1.92.5
Northamptonshire625.9 629.73.8 0.6
Corby51.353.2 1.93.7
Daventry69.871.8 2.02.9
East Northamptonshire76.7 76.5-0.1-0.2
Kettering83.981.8 -2.0-2.4
Northampton195.3194.5 -0.8-0.4
South Northamptonshire79.7 79.3-0.4-0.5
Wellingborough69.372.5 3.34.7
Nottinghamshire748.3 748.50.2 0.0
Ashfield108.7111.5 2.82.6
Bassetlaw107.1107.7 0.60.6
Broxtowe109.7107.6 -2.1-1.9
Gedling110.2111.8 1.61.4
Mansfield99.298.1 -1.1-1.1
Newark and Sherwood105.8 106.30.50.4
Rushcliffe107.6105.6 -2.0-1.9
WEST MIDLANDS5,335.4 5,267.3-68.0 -1.3
Herefordshire, County of UA169.3 174.85.53.3
Stoke-on-Trent UA249.0 240.6-8.4-3.4
Telford & Wrekin UA151.3 158.37.04.6
Shropshire284.6 283.2-1.4 -0.5
Bridgnorth52.652.5 0.0-0.1
North Shropshire56.0 57.11.11.9
Oswestry35.237.3 2.15.9
Shrewsbury and Atcham98.7 95.9-2.8-2.9
South Shropshire42.1 40.4-1.7-4.0
Staffordshire810.7 806.7-4.0 -0.5
Cannock Chase91.892.1 0.30.4
East Staffordshire103.7 103.80.00.0
Lichfield93.893.2 -0.6-0.6
Newcastle-under-Lyme124.1 122.0-2.1-1.7
South Staffordshire102.3 105.93.63.5
Stafford126.2120.7 -5.6-4.4
Staffordshire Moorlands94.9 94.5-0.4-0.5
Tamworth73.774.5 0.81.1
Warwickshire510.0 505.9-4.1 -0.8
North Warwickshire61.8 61.90.00.0
Nuneaton and Bedworth118.2 119.10.90.8
Rugby88.587.4 -1.1-1.2
Stratford-on-Avon115.6 111.5-4.1-3.6
Warwick125.7126.0 0.20.2
West Midlands (Met.   County) 2,619.02,555.6 -63.4-2.4
Birmingham1,010.4977.1 -33.3-3.3
Coventry301.9300.8 -1.0-0.3
Dudley312.1305.2 -6.9-2.2
Sandwell288.4282.9 -5.5-1.9
Solihull204.8199.5 -5.3-2.6
Walsall260.9253.5 -7.4-2.8
Wolverhampton240.5236.6 -3.9-1.6
Worcestershire541.4 542.10.7 0.1
Bromsgrove84.987.8 3.03.5
Malvern Hills74.072.2 -1.8-2.5
Redditch77.178.8 1.72.2
Worcester95.993.4 -2.6-2.7
Wychavon113.4112.9 -0.5-0.4
Wyre Forest96.096.9 0.90.9
EAST5,459.6 5,388.2-71.5 -1.3
Luton UA183.1 184.41.30.7
Peterborough UA156.5 156.1-0.4-0.3
Southend-on-Sea UA176.9 160.3-16.6-9.4
Thurrock UA135.8 143.07.35.3
Bedfordshire382.7 381.6-1.1 -0.3
Bedford143.7147.9 4.22.9
Mid Bedfordshire127.2 121.0-6.2-4.8
South Bedfordshire111.8 112.60.90.8
Cambridgeshire573.7 552.7-21.1 -3.7
Cambridge124.4108.9 -15.6-12.5
East Cambridgeshire74.6 73.2-1.4-1.8
Fenland82.683.5 1.01.2
Huntingdonshire158.8 157.0-1.9-1.2
South Cambridgeshire133.3 130.1-3.2-2.4
Essex1,316.3 1,310.9-5.4 -0.4
Basildon167.0165.7 -1.3-0.8
Braintree134.9132.2 -2.7-2.0
Brentwood71.768.4 -3.3-4.6
Castle Point85.086.6 1.61.8
Chelmsford155.4157.1 1.61.0
Colchester159.9155.8 -4.2-2.6
Epping Forest120.8120.9 0.10.1
Harlow76.678.9 2.33.0
Maldon58.559.4 1.01.6
Rochford79.278.5 -0.7-0.9
Tendring136.9138.6 1.61.2
Uttlesford70.368.9 -1.3-1.9
Hertfordshire1,050.8 1,034.0-16.9 -1.6
Broxbourne84.987.1 2.22.6
Dacorum137.5137.8 0.30.2
East Hertfordshire128.3 128.90.60.5
Hertsmere99.194.5 -4.6-4.7
North Hertfordshire117.8 116.9-0.8-0.7
St Albans134.9129.0 -5.9-4.4
Stevenage80.079.7 -0.3-0.3
Three Rivers90.482.8 -7.5-8.3
Watford81.979.7 -2.1-2.6
Welwyn Hatfield96.2 97.51.31.4
Norfolk804.0 796.7-7.2 -0.9
Breckland122.2121.4 -0.8-0.7
Broadland120.7118.5 -2.2-1.9
Great Yarmouth90.390.8 0.50.6
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk134.8 135.30.60.4
North Norfolk101.798.4 -3.3-3.3
Norwich123.8121.6 -2.3-1.8
South Norfolk110.4110.7 0.30.2
Suffolk679.9 668.5-11.4 -1.7
Babergh80.483.5 3.03.8
Forest Heath70.855.5 -15.3-21.6
Ipswich113.6117.1 3.43.0
Mid Suffolk84.586.8 2.32.8
St Edmundsbury97.998.2 0.30.3
Suffolk Coastal122.6 115.1-7.5-6.1
Waveney110.1112.3 2.22.0
LONDON7,375.1 7,172.0-203.0 -2.8
Inner London2,874.3 2,766.0-108.4 -3.8
Camden202.8198.0 -4.8-2.4
City of London6.47.2 0.812.8
Hackney202.9202.8 -0.10.0
Hammersmith and Fulham166.2 165.2-0.9-0.6
Haringey225.1216.5 -8.6-3.8
Islington178.2175.8 -2.4-1.4
Kensington and Chelsea190.3 158.9-31.4-16.5
Lambeth275.8266.2 -9.6-3.5
Lewisham246.0248.9 2.91.2
Newham239.5243.7 4.21.8
Southwark238.7244.9 6.22.6
Tower Hamlets186.7196.1 9.45.0
Wandsworth271.1260.4 -10.7-3.9
Westminster244.6181.3 -63.3-25.9
Outer London4,500.7 4,406.1-94.7 -2.1
Barking and Dagenham156.0 163.98.05.1
Barnet345.5314.6 -30.9-9.0
Bexley220.5218.3 -2.2-1.0
Brent254.9263.5 8.53.3
Bromley302.4295.5 -6.9-2.3
Croydon339.9330.7 -9.2-2.7
Ealing311.5300.9 -10.6-3.4
Enfield269.5273.6 4.11.5
Greenwich218.1214.5 -3.5-1.6
Harrow214.9207.4 -7.5-3.5
Havering230.9224.2 -6.6-2.9
Hillingdon255.7242.4 -13.3-5.2
Hounslow213.0212.3 -0.6-0.3
Kingston upon Thames151.9 147.3-4.6-3.1
Merton189.9187.9 -2.0-1.0
Redbridge233.6238.6 5.02.1
Richmond upon Thames195.1 172.3-22.8-11.7
Sutton178.7179.7 0.90.5
Waltham Forest218.8 218.3-0.5-0.2
SOUTH EAST8,114.8 8,000.6-114.3 -1.4
Bracknell Forest UA111.1 109.6-1.5-1.4
Brighton and Hove UA259.9 247.8-12.1-4.7
Isle of Wight UA129.4 132.73.32.5
Medway UA244.8 249.54.71.9
Milton Keynes UA209.8 207.1-2.7-1.3
Portsmouth UA189.1 186.7-2.4-1.3
Reading UA147.7 143.1-4.6-3.1
Slough UA111.1 119.17.97.1
Southampton UA214.9 217.52.61.2
West Berkshire UA144.3 144.40.20.1
Windsor and Maidenhead UA142.6 133.6-9.0-6.3
Wokingham UA146.0 150.34.32.9
Buckinghamshire483.1 479.0-4.1 -0.8
Aylesbury Vale161.1 165.74.72.9
Chiltern93.689.2 -4.4-4.7
South Bucks64.461.9 -2.5-3.8
Wycombe164.0162.1 -1.9-1.2
East Sussex498.8 492.3-6.5 -1.3
Eastbourne92.789.7 -3.0-3.2
Hastings83.385.0 1.82.1
Lewes87.592.2 4.75.4
Rother92.085.4 -6.6-7.2
Wealden143.4140.0 -3.3-2.3
Hampshire1,252.6 1,240.0-12.5 -1.0
Basingstoke and Deane150.2 152.62.41.6
East Hampshire113.0 109.3-3.7-3.3
Eastleigh117.4116.2 -1.2-1.0
Fareham106.2108.0 1.71.6
Gosport76.476.4 0.00.0
Hart87.483.5 -3.9-4.5
Havant118.7116.9 -1.8-1.5
New Forest172.3169.3 -3.0-1.7
Rushmoor86.491.0 4.65.3
Test Valley113.0109.8 -3.2-2.8
Winchester111.7107.2 -4.4-4.0
Kent1,353.2 1,329.7-23.6 -1.7
Ashford103.7102.7 -1.0-1.0
Canterbury143.2135.3 -7.9-5.5
Dartford85.985.9 0.00.0
Dover110.3104.5 -5.8-5.2
Gravesham92.095.7 3.74.0
Maidstone142.2139.0 -3.2-2.3
Sevenoaks112.9109.3 -3.6-3.2
Shepway102.696.2 -6.4-6.2
Swale121.5122.8 1.31.1
Thanet127.6126.7 -0.9-0.7
Tonbridge and Malling107.8 107.6-0.3-0.2
Tunbridge Wells103.5 104.00.50.5
Oxfordshire632.1 605.5-26.6 -4.2
Cherwell139.5131.8 -7.7-5.5
Oxford149.1134.2 -14.8-9.9
South Oxfordshire128.4 128.2-0.2-0.1
Vale of White Horse116.0 115.6-0.3-0.3
West Oxfordshire99.2 95.6-3.6-3.6
Surrey1,080.6 1,059.0-21.6 -2.0
Elmbridge134.8121.9 -12.9-9.6
Epsom and Ewell71.6 67.1-4.5-6.3
Guildford129.5129.7 0.20.1
Mole Valley79.980.3 0.40.5
Reigate and Banstead122.2 126.54.33.5
Runnymede76.978.0 1.11.5
Spelthorne89.190.4 1.31.4
Surrey Heath85.780.3 -5.4-6.3
Tandridge81.279.3 -2.0-2.4
Waverley115.8115.6 -0.1-0.1
Woking93.889.8 -4.0-4.2
West Sussex763.7 753.6-10.1 -1.3
Adur59.359.6 0.30.6
Arun144.8140.8 -4.0-2.8
Chichester109.0106.4 -2.5-2.3
Crawley97.599.8 2.32.4
Horsham124.6122.1 -2.5-2.0
Mid Sussex126.6127.4 0.70.6
Worthing101.997.5 -4.4-4.3
SOUTH WEST4,975.1 4,928.5-46.6 -0.9
Bath and North East Somerset UA170.2 169.0-1.2-0.7
Bournemouth UA163.4 163.40.00.0
Bristol, City of UA406.2 380.6-25.6-6.3
North Somerset UA191.1 188.6-2.5-1.3
Plymouth UA254.2 240.7-13.5-5.3
Poole UA140.9 138.3-2.6-1.9
South Gloucestershire UA247.9 245.6-2.3-0.9
Swindon UA181.5 180.1-1.4-0.8
Torbay UA126.1 129.73.62.8
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly499.4 501.31.9 0.4
Caradon82.179.6 -2.5-3.0
Carrick86.887.9 1.01.2
Kerrier92.492.5 0.10.1
North Cornwall81.780.5 -1.1-1.4
Penwith60.563.0 2.54.2
Restormel93.895.5 1.81.9
Isles of Scilly2.12.2 0.00.2
Devon706.9 704.5-2.4 -0.3
East Devon128.1125.5 -2.6-2.0
Exeter112.4111.1 -1.3-1.1
Mid Devon69.069.8 0.81.1
North Devon88.787.5 -1.2-1.3
South Hams81.981.8 -0.1-0.1
Teignbridge121.4121.0 -0.4-0.3
Torridge56.859.0 2.13.8
West Devon48.748.8 0.20.3
Dorset394.0 391.0-3.0 -0.8
Christchurch44.744.9 0.20.4
East Dorset84.683.8 -0.8-0.9
North Dorset62.861.9 -0.9-1.4
Purbeck46.844.4 -2.4-5.1
West Dorset92.292.4 0.10.1
Weymouth and Portland62.9 63.70.71.2
Gloucestershire564.8 564.6-0.3 0.0
Cheltenham106.5110.0 3.53.3
Cotswold84.180.4 -3.7-4.4
Forest of Dean78.580.0 1.51.9
Gloucester109.9109.9 0.00.0
Stroud109.6107.9 -1.7-1.5
Tewkesbury76.276.4 0.10.2
Somerset496.3 498.11.8 0.4
Mendip101.3103.9 2.52.5
Sedgemoor105.6105.9 0.30.3
South Somerset155.8 151.0-4.8-3.1
Taunton Deane100.8102.3 1.51.4
West Somerset32.735.1 2.47.2
Wiltshire432.0 433.01.0 0.2
Kennet79.074.8 -4.1-5.2
North Wiltshire125.6 125.4-0.2-0.2
Salisbury114.8114.6 -0.2-0.2
West Wiltshire112.6 118.25.54.9
WALES2,946.2 2,903.1-43.1 -1.5
Unitary Authorities
Blaenau Gwent71.270.1 -1.2-1.7
Bridgend131.5128.7 -2.9-2.2
Caerphilly170.5169.5 -0.9-0.6
Cardiff327.5305.3 -22.2-6.8
Carmarthenshire169.1 173.64.52.7
Ceredigion72.275.4 3.24.5
Conwy112.7109.6 -3.1-2.8
Denbighshire91.893.1 1.21.4
Flintshire148.3148.6 0.20.1
Gwynedd116.8116.8 0.10.1
Isle of Anglesey64.8 66.82.03.1
Merthyr Tydfil55.856.0 0.20.3
Monmouthshire87.484.9 -2.6-2.9
Neath Port Talbot138.0 134.5-3.5-2.5
Newport138.5137.0 -1.5-1.0
Pembrokeshire114.7112.9 -1.8-1.6
Powys126.8126.3 -0.5-0.4
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff239.8 232.0-7.8-3.3
Swansea230.3223.3 -7.0-3.0
Torfaen89.891.0 1.21.3
The Vale of Glamorgan122.9 119.3-3.7-3.0
Wrexham125.7128.5 2.72.2


  * Figures may not add because population change was calculated using unrounded data.

November 2002


 
previous page contents next page

House of Commons home page Parliament home page House of Lords home page search page enquiries index

© Parliamentary copyright 2003
Prepared 6 January 2003