Population Estimates Unit
Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444661
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: England and Wales
Geographical breakdown: Super Output Area and Data Zone
This product is part of the set of Small Area Population Estimates (SAPE).
It includes mid-year population estimates for both Lower Layer and Middle Layer Super Output Areas SOAs) in England and Wales by age and sex. SOAs are geographies which were introduced in 2004 to improve the reporting of small area statistics. They are built from groups of 2001 Census Output Areas and are of consistent size and fixed boundaries.
SOA Population Estimates are consistent with local authority, regional and national population estimates.
These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.