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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Population estimates by age and year
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[Collapse]All ages2,872,9982,910,2323,063,7583,074,0673,082,4123,092,0363,099,0863,113,1503,125,1653,138,631
All ages[Collapse]Aged 0 to 15589,177586,832555,841556,552555,165554,841555,289557,079559,260562,709
Aged 0 to 15[Expand]Aged 0 to 4191,749167,164178,455179,849178,777177,675175,922173,261170,709168,703
[Expand]Aged 5 to 15397,428419,668377,386376,703376,388377,166379,367383,818388,551394,006
[Collapse]Aged 16 to 641,790,6861,817,3591,941,5241,931,6371,926,6171,922,4481,919,0241,921,4341,922,6361,923,929
Aged 16 to 64[Expand]Aged 16 to 24358,672317,700372,515374,600373,501370,274365,594359,672353,047346,637
[Expand]Aged 25 to 44791,426774,367754,452745,539742,365738,476737,577739,907742,574747,570
[Expand]Aged 45 to 64640,588725,292814,557811,498810,751813,698815,853821,855827,015829,722
[Collapse]Aged 65 and over493,135506,041566,393585,878600,630614,747624,773634,637643,269651,993
Aged 65 and over[Expand]Aged 65 to 74284,231264,384302,703318,140329,493338,448346,097352,636356,622359,535
[Expand]Aged 75 to 84163,829183,005188,359190,806193,839197,433199,375201,366205,070210,040
[Expand]Aged 85 and over45,07558,65275,33176,93277,29878,86679,30180,63581,57782,418


Mid-year population estimates (1991 onwards), by Welsh local authorities, English regions and UK countries, for single year of age and gender

Last update
June 2019 June 2019

Next update
June 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Mid-year population estimates, Office for National Statistics

Contact email

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local authorities

Geographical coverage
United Kingdom

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description
This dataset provides population estimates for the local authorities in Wales, the English regions and the UK countries for the period from 1991 onwards by gender and single year of age, together with some aggregated age groups.

This material is Crown Copyright and may be re-used (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Data collection and calculation
See weblinks

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
Data are produced and reported annually and relate to the 30 June of each year from 1991 onwards.

Users, uses and context
The data presented here are used by central government departments and local authorities for a range of purposes including planning and monitoring of services and as denominators for the calculation of various rates and indicators.

Rounding applied
Data are provided on an unrounded basis although the Office for National Statistics advises that any results presented from these data are rounded to the nearest 100 where practical.

Revisions information
The data presented here reflect changes made to population estimates from 2001 to 2010 in re-basing the data to be consistent with the results of the 2011 Census (see weblinks).

This data set was revised on the 3rd of May 2016 to correct an error of the age distribution in the council areas of Scotland.

Mid-2012 to mid-2016 subnational population estimates for England and Wales were revised on the 22 March 2018, following methodological improvements (see weblinks).

Statistical quality
See weblinks.

Population; UK Population; Welsh Population; Mid-year population estimates;