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Under-fives

Volume 450: debated on Friday 20 October 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many children are presently aged under five years; and if he will make a statement. (95564)

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated 20 October 2006:

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question concerning how many children are presently aged under five years. (95564)

The latest available data for the UK are the mid-2005 population estimates. The total number of children in the UK aged 0 to 4 years in mid-2005 was 3,427,500.