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Elderly: Herefordshire

Volume 469: debated on Monday 10 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate she has made of the population of Herefordshire that are aged 65 years and over, in each year since 1997; and if she will make a statement. (170881)

I have been asked to reply.

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

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated 10 December 2007:

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question asking the estimate has been made of the population of Herefordshire aged 65 years and over in each year since 1997. (170881)

Table 1 shows the population aged 65 and over for Herefordshire for the years requested.

The latest population estimates available are for mid-2006.

Table 1: Population aged 65 and over for Herefordshire

Mid-year

65+

1997

32,000

1998

32,000

1999

33,000

2000

33,000

2001

34,000

2002

34,000

2003

35,000

2004

35,000

2005

36,000

2006

36,000

Note:

Data are rounded to the nearest 1,000.

Source:

Office for National Statistics.