Source: Census 2021
The statistics presented below provide an overview of trends across Nottinghamshire's population. This information can be used by organisations to support strategic plans and funding applications. They can also be used to communicate your understanding of the needs of the population.
The increase between the Census in 2011 and 2021 is lower than the overall increase for England (6.6%) and the East Midlands (7.7%).
Nottinghamshire’s boroughs saw varying increases with Rushcliffe seeing the largest growth in population between 2011 and 2021 of 7.1%, with Broxtowe seeing the smallest growth of 1.3%. This compares to an overall increase of 5% for Nottinghamshire overall and 5.9% in Nottingham City.
By age, the biggest increases between the 2011 Census and the 2021 Census are seen in those aged over 70 with a 23.4% increase. Newark and Sherwood had the largest increase in this age group (26.2%) whereas in Nottingham City the population in this age group only increased by 3.2%. Nottinghamshire has a slightly higher proportion of residents aged over 50 - 42.3% compared to 37.8% in England.