Rebasing of mid-year population estimates following Census 2021, England and Wales

Release date: Cancelled
Important information:

This release is postponed to ensure population estimates are consistent with migration statistics this autumn. Please see newly announced publication [] where we will confirm publication dates in due course.


This release contains the rebased mid-year estimates for the period 2012 to 2020 to align with Census 2021 results.

About the data

Accredited Official Statistics

These are accredited official statistics. They have been independently reviewed by the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) and found to comply with the standards of trustworthiness, quality and value in the Code of Practice for Statistics. This broadly means that the statistics:

  • meet user needs
  • are presented clearly and accessibly
  • are produced using appropriate data and sound methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest