Age and Sex Structure to age 85 and up

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Data for 1911 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 45,829 Show data context 45,226 Show data context
5 to 9 41,133 Show data context 41,536 Show data context
10 to 14 37,282 Show data context 37,374 Show data context
15 to 19 32,852 Show data context 35,271 Show data context
20 to 24 29,817 Show data context 35,359 Show data context
25 to 29 29,450 Show data context 34,988 Show data context
30 to 34 28,691 Show data context 32,276 Show data context
35 to 39 26,186 Show data context 28,488 Show data context
40 to 44 21,463 Show data context 23,270 Show data context
45 to 49 17,883 Show data context 19,586 Show data context
50 to 54 14,738 Show data context 15,856 Show data context
55 to 59 11,060 Show data context 12,127 Show data context
60 to 64 9,112 Show data context 9,705 Show data context
65 to 69 6,315 Show data context 7,520 Show data context
70 to 74 3,887 Show data context 5,710 Show data context
75 to 79 1,586 Show data context 2,545 Show data context
80 to 84 605 Show data context 1,065 Show data context
85 and up 191 Show data context 439 Show data context
Data for 1921 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 41,400 Show data context 40,813 Show data context
5 to 9 41,700 Show data context 42,142 Show data context
10 to 14 42,048 Show data context 41,748 Show data context
15 to 19 37,239 Show data context 39,957 Show data context
20 to 24 30,542 Show data context 37,091 Show data context
25 to 29 28,563 Show data context 34,574 Show data context
30 to 34 27,315 Show data context 31,982 Show data context
35 to 39 26,484 Show data context 30,983 Show data context
40 to 44 25,325 Show data context 28,742 Show data context
45 to 49 23,878 Show data context 24,705 Show data context
50 to 54 19,156 Show data context 19,694 Show data context
55 to 59 14,447 Show data context 15,063 Show data context
60 to 64 10,793 Show data context 11,874 Show data context
65 to 69 7,349 Show data context 8,733 Show data context
70 to 74 4,171 Show data context 5,908 Show data context
75 to 79 1,976 Show data context 3,532 Show data context
80 to 84 788 Show data context 1,487 Show data context
85 and up 220 Show data context 518 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 41,531 Show data context 40,912 Show data context
5 to 9 41,969 Show data context 42,144 Show data context
10 to 14 38,308 Show data context 38,428 Show data context
15 to 19 38,289 Show data context 41,166 Show data context
20 to 24 35,833 Show data context 40,733 Show data context
25 to 29 32,873 Show data context 37,108 Show data context
30 to 34 28,790 Show data context 33,726 Show data context
35 to 39 25,783 Show data context 31,001 Show data context
40 to 44 24,743 Show data context 29,185 Show data context
45 to 49 23,087 Show data context 27,316 Show data context
50 to 54 21,800 Show data context 25,049 Show data context
55 to 59 18,766 Show data context 20,333 Show data context
60 to 64 13,937 Show data context 15,614 Show data context
65 to 69 9,519 Show data context 11,872 Show data context
70 to 74 6,051 Show data context 8,353 Show data context
75 to 79 2,870 Show data context 4,564 Show data context
80 to 84 1,012 Show data context 1,919 Show data context
85 and up 297 Show data context 807 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 40,728 Show data context 38,584 Show data context
5 to 9 31,795 Show data context 31,004 Show data context
10 to 14 31,313 Show data context 30,906 Show data context
15 to 19 24,995 Show data context 31,443 Show data context
20 to 24 26,903 Show data context 32,297 Show data context
25 to 29 29,336 Show data context 31,763 Show data context
30 to 34 26,049 Show data context 28,406 Show data context
35 to 39 27,061 Show data context 29,308 Show data context
40 to 44 26,683 Show data context 28,695 Show data context
45 to 49 24,485 Show data context 26,629 Show data context
50 to 54 21,083 Show data context 24,932 Show data context
55 to 59 17,231 Show data context 21,849 Show data context
60 to 64 14,662 Show data context 20,006 Show data context
65 to 69 11,399 Show data context 16,918 Show data context
70 to 74 8,370 Show data context 13,155 Show data context
75 to 79 4,840 Show data context 8,072 Show data context
80 to 84 1,996 Show data context 3,640 Show data context
85 and up 594 Show data context 1,529 Show data context
Data for 1961 Sex
Age in five-year bands to age 85 Male Female
0 to 4 36,107 Show data context 33,755 Show data context
5 to 9 30,359 Show data context 28,954 Show data context
10 to 14 33,799 Show data context 32,338 Show data context
15 to 19 27,521 Show data context 28,394 Show data context
20 to 24 26,009 Show data context 27,581 Show data context
25 to 29 25,098 Show data context 23,369 Show data context
30 to 34 23,237 Show data context 23,023 Show data context
35 to 39 23,487 Show data context 24,660 Show data context
40 to 44 21,564 Show data context 23,761 Show data context
45 to 49 23,166 Show data context 25,386 Show data context
50 to 54 23,125 Show data context 25,281 Show data context
55 to 59 20,349 Show data context 23,092 Show data context
60 to 64 15,687 Show data context 20,577 Show data context
65 to 69 11,257 Show data context 17,302 Show data context
70 to 74 7,894 Show data context 13,896 Show data context
75 to 79 4,672 Show data context 9,823 Show data context
80 to 84 2,297 Show data context 5,515 Show data context
85 and up 865 Show data context 2,550 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 8 , 'Administrative Counties, Urban Districts and Rural Districts - Persons, Males and Females at each year of age under 21 and in quinquennial age-groups in each Administrative County (inclusive and exclusive of associated County Boroughs) and in the aggregates of Urban Districts, of County Boroughs and of Rural districts. Also Males and Females at these ages in each County Borough, Municipal Borough, other Urban District and Rural District, 1911'
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 14 , 'Ages (quinquennial groups) and Marital Conditions in combination'
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, County Report Part I, Table 14 , 'Ages (quinquennial groups) and Marital Conditions'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 21 , 'Ages (quinary) by Marital Condition', for 'AC, Urban Area with population of 50,000 or more'
1961 1961 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 6 , 'Age and Marital Condition', for 'LAA, Con, NT'

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Date accessed: 23rd September 2021