Statistics and census information


2021 Census

A selection of key data for Central Bedfordshire is available in our 2021 Census factsheet.

Headline figures for Central Bedfordshire showed that Central Bedfordshire had a population of 294,300 at the 2021 Census and a population density of 411 residents per square kilometre (source: Office for National Statistics, 2021 Census).

The population had increased by 15.7% compared to the 2011 Census, above the average rate for England (6.6%) and among the fastest-growing areas in the country. Other changes can be seen in the ONS article, How the population has changed where you live.

ONS have released a number of tools to enable easy access to 2021 Census data. These include:

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