Census

Census 2011 - First release

These were released on 16 July 2012 and include the following:

  • Usually resident census population estimates for England and for Wales, and for England and Wales, at single year of age, and sex
  • Usually resident census population estimates by five year age bands for local authorities in England and Wales
  • Household estimates
  • Estimates of short term migrants.  

A list of frequently asked questions and appropriate responses has been prepared by the Office for National Statistics.

You can view the data relating to Bromley .

The Greater London Authority has also put together other tools using just the data relating to the London Boroughs, these are available on the London Datastore 

These full results are available through the ONS 2011 Census home page 

Under the 2011 Census first release you will find the details for England and Wales at Local Authority Level, including:

The key points as far as the London Borough of Bromley is concerned are as follows:

  • On census night the population in Bromley was 309,400.
  • There were 148,600 men and 160,800 women in Bromley.
  • The 2001 Census recorded 295,526 residents, so Bromley's population is estimated to have increased by 13,874 between 2001 and 2011, an increase of 4.7%.
  • The median age of the population in Bromley was 40.
  • The percentage of the population aged 65 and over was 16.8 per cent, i.e. almost one in six people in the population aged 65 and over.
  • There were 2,729 residents aged 90 and over in 2011.
  • In 2011, there were 2,095 children under five in Bromley.
  • In Bromley the average population density was 20.6 people per hectare, the lowest in London (it should be noted that over half of the land in the borough is open space of some description).