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Release: Population Estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, mid 2007

Released: 27 May 2010 Next edition: 13 May 2010


Alison Whitworth

Population Estimates Unit

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444661

Categories: Population, Population Change, Population Estimates, Population Estimates by Age and Sex

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County

In this release

Mid 2007 population estimates are available at national level by single year of age and sex and subnationally (local authority/health area) by five year age group and sex. These include additional selected age groups and broad components of population change.

The Population Estimates reflect the local authority administrative boundaries that were in place on 30 June of the reference year of the tables.

Definition of resident population:

The estimated resident population of an area includes all people who usually live there, whatever their nationality. Members of UK and non-UK armed forces stationed in the UK are included and UK forces stationed outside the UK are excluded. Students are taken to be resident at their term time address.

Population Estimates for England and Wales at national and subnational level for mid 2002 to mid 2010 have been revised in light of the 2011 census the revised national estimates were published on the 13 December 2012 and the revised subnational estimates were published on the 30th April 2013 both supersede the estimates in these tables.  The revised estimates are available on the ONS website.  Details for further population estimates releases can be found on the UK Statistics Authority Release Calendar

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:

  • meet identified user needs;
  • are well explained and readily accessible;
  • are produced according to sound methods; and
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest.

Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.

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