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Young People: Greater London

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many 14 to 19 year olds resided in (a) the London Borough of Newham, (b) the London Borough of Hackney, (c) the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and (d) London in each of the last five years. (228823)

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, October 2008:

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question regarding how many 14 to 19 year olds resided in (a) the London Borough of Newham, (b) the London Borough of Hackney, (c) the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and (d) London in each of the last five years. (228823)

The table below show the estimated resident population of persons aged 14 to 19 years in the areas requested, for each of the 5 years to 2007, the latest year for which figures are available.

Mid-year population estimates of persons aged 14 to 19, 2003-07

thousand

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Newham

24

24

23

22

21

Hackney

16

16

16

15

15

Tower Hamlets

17

16

16

15

15

Greater London

524

527

526

526

521

Source:

Office for National Statistics