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Population

Volume 502: debated on Monday 14 December 2009

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the population was of each (a) local authority district and (b) unitary authority in the East of England on the latest date for which figures are available. (305099)

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

Letter from Jil Matheson, dated December 2009:

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question asking what the population was of each district and unitary authority in the East of England on the latest date for which figures are available. (305099)

The attached table shows the number of people resident in each local authority district and unitary authority area within the East of England region in mid-2008. These are the latest data available.

Mid-year population estimates for local authority areas in the East of England, 2008

Area

Persons all ages (thousand)

East

Luton UA

192

Peterborough UA

164

Southend-on-Sea UA

164

Thurrock UA

152

Bedfordshire

Bedford

156

Mid Bedfordshire

135

South Bedfordshire

120

Cambridgeshire

Cambridge

123

East Cambridgeshire

82

Fenland

92

Huntingdonshire

169

South Cambridgeshire

139

Essex

Basildon

173

Braintree

142

Brentwood

73

Castle Point

90

Chelmsford

167

Colchester

181

Epping Forest

124

Harlow

79

Maldon

63

Rochford

83

Tendring

148

Uttlesford

74

Hertfordshire

Broxbourne

90

Dacorum

140

East Hertfordshire

136

Hertsmere

99

North Hertfordshire

124

St. Albans

134

Stevenage

80

Three Rivers

88

Watford

81

Welwyn Hatfield

108

Norfolk

Breckland

132

Broadland

123

Great Yarmouth

94

King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

145

North Norfolk

102

Norwich

136

South Norfolk

119

Suffolk

Babergh

87

Forest Heath

65

Ipswich

122

Mid Suffolk

95

St. Edmundsbury

104

Suffolk Coastal

126

Waveney

118

Source:

Office for National Statistics.