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Population Statistics

Population data summarised for West Berkshire district

Information about West Berkshire's district, wards, parishes and urban settlements has been organised by topic on this page.

If you're looking for data organised by ward, take a look at our Berkshire Observatory or you can view the top 9 population facts.

NB: The next Census will take place on Sunday, 21 March 2021, please visit their website for more information. If you want to help with the Census, there are a variety of job opportunities available.

Resident population

excel icon ONS Mid-year 2016 population estimate - UK, Region, LA, small area levels [260kb]

excel icon Usual resident population [260kb]

excel icon Population projections West Berkshire (2011-21) [858kb]

excel icon Parish Population - by age [36kb]

excel icon Parish population by gender (Census 2011) [59kb]

excel icon Gender, population density [260kb]

excel icon Age by selected age groups [408kb]

excel icon Age by single years of age [901kb]

Demographic information

excel icon Single, married, separated, divorced etc [238kb]

excel icon Living in a couple, not living in a couple [247kb]

excel icon Household composition - one person, families with dependant children, households over 65 etc [318kb]

excel icon Lone parent - by gender and by whether in employment [282kb]

excel icon Accommodation - number of spaces, detached, semi-detached, terraced, apartment etc [298kb]

excel icon Tenure - owned outright, mortgaged, rented etc [252kb]

excel icon Number of rooms and type of central heating, average household size [242kb]

excel icon Number of cars per household [229kb]

excel icon Highest qualification attained [295kb]

excel icon Full-time, part-time, looking after the home, unemployed [828kb]

excel icon Hours worked by gender, part-time, full-time [339kb]

excel icon Industry of employment [972kb]

excel icon Type of occupation by gender, managerial, professional, sales, process [647kb]

pdf icon West Berkshire Commuters - Where they come from [337kb]

pdf icon West Berkshire Commuters - Where they travel to [341kb]

excel icon Socio-economic classification by gender [819kb]

excel icon Health and unpaid care [373kb]

excel icon Self reported long-term health problem or disability [31kb]

excel icon Ethnicity - White, mixed, Asian / Asian British, Black / Black British etc [347kb]

excel icon National identity - British, English, Welsh, Scottish, other etc [589kb]

excel icon Country of birth - within UK and elsewhere [277kb]

excel icon Religion - Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish etc [259kb]

Who To Contact

Managing statistics, performance metrics, risk and co-ordinating and supporting consultations across West Berkshire Council

01635 503043