The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published the first results from the 2021 Census.
Whilst the ward level data will be published at a later date (exact date to be confirmed), the ONS believes today’s results will still be of interest to local town, parish and community councils.
The ONS are keen to work with all councils and would welcome engagement and/or queries sent in to the contact details at the bottom of the bulletin.
You can read the first bulletin here, please share this with your Councillors.
First Census 2021 results show 4.6% population increase in Solihull
The first results for the 2021 census released 28 June show that Solihull’s population has increased overall by 4.6% since the last census in 2011.
Key highlights show that the biggest population increases can be seen in the older age groups, with a 30.3% increase in ages 70 – 79 and a 21.8% increase in ages 85+. The population of the younger age groups are also still growing and ages 5 – 14 have seen a 10.5% increase from 2011 to 2021.