Age and Sex Structure to age 85 and up

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Data for 1851 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 146,449 Show data context 147,113 Show data context
5 to 9 121,254 Show data context 122,394 Show data context
10 to 14 107,231 Show data context 109,138 Show data context
15 to 19 99,079 Show data context 114,615 Show data context
20 to 24 108,081 Show data context 133,320 Show data context
25 to 29 101,886 Show data context 124,746 Show data context
30 to 34 93,308 Show data context 108,183 Show data context
35 to 39 77,028 Show data context 87,560 Show data context
40 to 44 67,463 Show data context 76,898 Show data context
45 to 49 51,592 Show data context 58,834 Show data context
50 to 54 44,467 Show data context 53,470 Show data context
55 to 59 28,639 Show data context 35,264 Show data context
60 to 64 25,531 Show data context 33,512 Show data context
65 to 69 15,645 Show data context 20,795 Show data context
70 to 74 10,715 Show data context 15,453 Show data context
75 to 79 5,128 Show data context 8,346 Show data context
80 to 84 2,221 Show data context 4,150 Show data context
85 and up 841 Show data context 1,887 Show data context
Data for 1871 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 211,032 Show data context 211,597 Show data context
5 to 9 172,967 Show data context 176,719 Show data context
10 to 14 153,138 Show data context 156,520 Show data context
15 to 19 143,221 Show data context 163,854 Show data context
20 to 24 143,822 Show data context 177,763 Show data context
25 to 29 135,039 Show data context 161,845 Show data context
30 to 34 117,966 Show data context 137,123 Show data context
35 to 39 97,834 Show data context 114,564 Show data context
40 to 44 89,452 Show data context 103,104 Show data context
45 to 49 71,604 Show data context 82,124 Show data context
50 to 54 62,951 Show data context 74,298 Show data context
55 to 59 42,053 Show data context 51,317 Show data context
60 to 64 34,814 Show data context 46,081 Show data context
65 to 69 21,471 Show data context 30,917 Show data context
70 to 74 14,869 Show data context 22,941 Show data context
75 to 79 6,803 Show data context 11,907 Show data context
80 to 84 3,008 Show data context 5,886 Show data context
85 and up 1,107 Show data context 2,549 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 248,619 Show data context 248,425 Show data context
5 to 9 208,193 Show data context 211,547 Show data context
10 to 14 179,483 Show data context 186,628 Show data context
15 to 19 171,659 Show data context 196,969 Show data context
20 to 24 176,186 Show data context 209,050 Show data context
25 to 29 160,710 Show data context 188,013 Show data context
30 to 34 136,375 Show data context 156,167 Show data context
35 to 39 118,550 Show data context 132,583 Show data context
40 to 44 103,867 Show data context 116,131 Show data context
45 to 49 79,874 Show data context 92,315 Show data context
50 to 54 67,742 Show data context 80,599 Show data context
55 to 59 48,079 Show data context 58,944 Show data context
60 to 64 42,913 Show data context 55,985 Show data context
65 to 69 25,685 Show data context 36,244 Show data context
70 to 74 16,454 Show data context 25,432 Show data context
75 to 79 8,369 Show data context 14,314 Show data context
80 to 84 3,508 Show data context 6,791 Show data context
85 and up 1,220 Show data context 2,860 Show data context
Data for 1891 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 249,309 Show data context 252,313 Show data context
5 to 9 225,895 Show data context 228,265 Show data context
10 to 14 206,228 Show data context 210,197 Show data context
15 to 19 197,424 Show data context 219,396 Show data context
20 to 24 194,110 Show data context 234,344 Show data context
25 to 29 178,277 Show data context 210,491 Show data context
30 to 34 155,412 Show data context 173,334 Show data context
35 to 39 132,971 Show data context 148,029 Show data context
40 to 44 113,248 Show data context 125,389 Show data context
45 to 49 95,534 Show data context 105,455 Show data context
50 to 54 77,577 Show data context 89,970 Show data context
55 to 59 53,717 Show data context 65,050 Show data context
60 to 64 45,059 Show data context 57,725 Show data context
65 to 69 30,184 Show data context 40,841 Show data context
70 to 74 20,223 Show data context 31,478 Show data context
75 to 79 9,957 Show data context 16,987 Show data context
80 to 84 4,113 Show data context 8,115 Show data context
85 and up 1,510 Show data context 3,616 Show data context
Data for 1901 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 247,913 Show data context 247,695 Show data context
5 to 9 220,287 Show data context 222,393 Show data context
10 to 14 207,770 Show data context 211,816 Show data context
15 to 19 208,921 Show data context 232,912 Show data context
20 to 24 217,350 Show data context 260,566 Show data context
25 to 29 199,120 Show data context 239,209 Show data context
30 to 34 172,298 Show data context 198,554 Show data context
35 to 39 150,706 Show data context 168,882 Show data context
40 to 44 129,992 Show data context 141,486 Show data context
45 to 49 107,320 Show data context 119,010 Show data context
50 to 54 87,913 Show data context 99,284 Show data context
55 to 59 65,784 Show data context 75,821 Show data context
60 to 64 52,932 Show data context 65,153 Show data context
65 to 69 33,341 Show data context 45,125 Show data context
70 to 74 21,662 Show data context 32,647 Show data context
75 to 79 11,816 Show data context 19,612 Show data context
80 to 84 5,218 Show data context 10,200 Show data context
85 and up 1,742 Show data context 4,091 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 234,563 Show data context 232,851 Show data context
5 to 9 215,927 Show data context 217,715 Show data context
10 to 14 199,011 Show data context 202,966 Show data context
15 to 19 193,256 Show data context 212,388 Show data context
20 to 24 191,019 Show data context 237,825 Show data context
25 to 29 189,617 Show data context 231,095 Show data context
30 to 34 173,990 Show data context 201,297 Show data context
35 to 39 157,941 Show data context 179,259 Show data context
40 to 44 136,002 Show data context 153,879 Show data context
45 to 49 117,045 Show data context 131,999 Show data context
50 to 54 96,966 Show data context 108,896 Show data context
55 to 59 73,989 Show data context 85,095 Show data context
60 to 64 57,665 Show data context 68,479 Show data context
65 to 69 42,228 Show data context 53,890 Show data context
70 to 74 26,016 Show data context 38,706 Show data context
75 to 79 13,226 Show data context 22,489 Show data context
80 to 84 5,637 Show data context 11,000 Show data context
85 and up 2,243 Show data context 5,515 Show data context
Date: Source:
1851 1851 Census of Great Britain, Ages, Table [1] , 'Ages of the People'
1871 1871 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 3 , 'Ages of Males and Females in Registrars' Sub-Districts'
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 3 , 'Ages of Males and Females in Registration Sub-Districts'
1891 1891 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 2 , 'Ages of Males and Females in Registration Districts'
1901 1901 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 26 , 'Ages of Persons, Males and Females, in the Registration County, and in Registration Districts, 1901'
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 11 , 'Registration Counties and Registration Districts - Persons, Males and Females in each registration county; Males and Females in each registration district at each year of age under 21 and in quinquennial age-groups, 1911'

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Age and sex structure data in the categories used in the 2011 Key Statistics data. Wherever possible, we reorganise age structure data from other years to this same set of categories, and these are the categories we use in our redistricted statistics for modern units.

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Date accessed: 22nd November 2019