2011 Census

The 2011 Census was conducted on 27th March 2011.  The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is publishing the results in a series of releases which will extend into 2014. 

The 2011 Census population estimate for Bedford Borough is 157,479 which represents a 6.5% increase since 2001.  An analysis of the Borough's population by age and sex is available here together with a detailed breakdown of ethnicity by age and sex.

The first detailed Census data for the Borough has been released in the form of Key Statistics tables and Quick Statistics tables.    Selected tables are available on the Census Key Statistics and Quick Statistics pages.

The initial 2011 Census data has now been incorporated into updated April 2013 Ward Profiles and Lower Super Output Area Profiles, as well as updates to the overall Bedford Borough Statistical Profile

2011 Census Parish Profiles have also been developed for all Parishes in the Borough.


2001 Census

Detailed 2001 Census results are available, showing information for Bedford Borough and its wards, towns and parishes. 

For further information, please contact: intelligence@bedford.gov.uk

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