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Census 2011: Population in south Bucks up almost six percent
SOUTH Buckinghamshire’s population increased by almost six percent during the last ten years, according to new census data released today.
The combined population of the Wycombe, Chiltern and South Bucks districts now stands at 331,200.
There are 171,700 people living in the Wycombe district, which is an increase of 9,595 people from a decade ago.
The Chilterns has gained 3,372 new residents in the last ten years, with the population count ticking over to 92,600 people.
And there are now 66,900 people living in the South Bucks district, which is a rise of 4,995 people since the last survey in 2001.
The overall population of England and Wales shot up by 3.7 million people to 56.1 million.
Buckinghamshire’s population is 505,300.
People were asked to complete a compulsory form asking a host of questions - including age, gender, education, health, job titles, ethnic background and national identity - in March last year.
The results of the census will be used to plan public services.
To view a breakdown of the Census 2011 results, click on the link.