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Population Statistics

Volume 204: debated on Tuesday 25 February 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish the estimated population of (a) the United Kingdom, (b) England, (c) Greater London, (d) outer London, (e) inner London, (f) Manchester, (g) Liverpool, (h) Birmingham, (i) Leeds, (j) Sheffield, (k) Bristol and (l) Glasgow in 1961, 1971, 1981 and 1991.

The information requested is as follows:

Estimated resident population(Thousands)
United Kingdom52,807·455,928·056,352·257,236·2
Greater London7,997·07,529·46,805·66,794·4
Outer London4,496·04,469·74,255·44,271·2
Inner London3,481·03,059·72,550·12,523·2
Local Government areas
Glasgow City2N/A982·6774·1689·2
1 The latest estimates available relate to mid-1990. They are based upon 1981 Census data, with allowance for subsequent births, deaths, and migration. Estimates for mid-1991 based upon results of the 1991 Census will become available in Autumn this year.
2 There is no estimate available for 1961 comparable with the figures presented for 1971, 1981, and 1990 relating to the present Glasgow city authority area.