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Young People

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many 16 to 24 year olds were living in (a) North Yorkshire, (b) London and (c) England in each year since 1997. (237114)

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

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated November 2008:

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question asking how many 16 to 24 year olds were living in (a) North Yorkshire, (b) London and (c) England in each year since 1997. (237114)

The table below shows the estimated resident population of persons aged 16 to 24 for the areas requested for mid-1997 to mid-2007, the latest year for which estimates arc available.

Mid-year population estimates of persons aged 16 to 24, 1997-2007

Thousand

North Yorkshire

London

England

1997

51

854

5,310

1998

51

862

5,273

1999

50

868

5,280

2000

50

865

5,298

2001

52

878

5,406

2002

54

876

5,517

2003

56

868

5,648

2004

58

879

5,801

2005

60

887

5,927

2006

62

895

6,029

2007

63

905

6,155