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Children

Volume 931: debated on Monday 9 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what percentage of the total population was represented by those aged under 16 years, in each year since 1945.

The figures for the United Kingdom are estimated to be as follows:

Mid YearPercentage of Population Aged Under 16
194522·5
194622·5
194723·0
194823·3
194923·5
195023·6
195123·8
195223·9
195324·0
195424·0
195524·1
195624·3
195724·4
195824·5
195924·6
196024·6
196124·8
196224·9
196324·8
196424·7
196524·8
196624·9
196725·0
196825·3
196925·4
197025·4
197125·5
197225·5
197325·4
197425·1
197524·9
197624·5