Of the 2012 census data input from Greater Manchester could you provide the figures of the population rise. Could you tell me what religion they belong to
You have requested information under the Freedom of Information Act about the 2011 Census.
A description of the 2011 Census population figures and the change from the 2001 mid year estimates is available as an ONS Statistical Bulletin on the ONS website at
Details of the 2001 mid-year population estimates for every local authority area are available at
For Greater Manchester the 2001 mid-year estimate was 2,516,100 and the 2011 Census figure is 2,682,500, which is a rise of 166,400 or 6.6 per cent.
Information on religion collected in the 2011 Census is not yet available but will be part of a release planned for later in the year. Therefore as this information is intended for a future publication it is exempt under section 22 of the Freedom of Information Act. More information about the second release is available at: