Census 2011

Felicity A Morse

Nevermind The Polish-Speakers In Britain, Poles Are Losing Their Language To 'Ponglish'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Polish has been named as the second most spoken language in England and Wales after the 2011 census revealed 1% of the population, or nearly half a mi...

Half Of Brits Drive To Work - But Londoners Spark Boom In Cycling

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Half of people (50%) working in London primarily use public transport to travel to work, according to the 2011 Census. This compares with nearly a ...

Polish Becomes Second Most Common Language.. (And Manx Gaelic The Least)

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Polish is the second most common main language in England and Wales with more than half a million speakers, according to the 2011 Census. Nearly on...

140,000 People In England And Wales 'Cannot Speak English'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Nearly 140,000 people living in England and Wales, around half a percent of the population, cannot speak English at all the 2011 Census has shown. ...

London: A Rising Island of Religion in a Secular Sea

Eric Kaufmann | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK
Eric Kaufmann

Global demographic shifts become amplified in immigration gateways like London. To see what this might mean politically, consider the long history of demographic change in America.

'White Flight' From London?

Eric Kaufmann | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Eric Kaufmann

Of all the changes announced by the 2011 census, one of the most startling is the rapid change in the ethnic composition of London's population. This has caught experts by surprise and reflects an underestimate of the extent to which white British people have opted to leave an increasingly diverse London.

Why Has the Number of Muslims in the UK Risen So Much?

Dr. Leon Moosavi | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Politics
Dr. Leon Moosavi

So what does the growth in the number of Muslims mean? Inevitably, the Far Right will claim we are witnessing the 'Islamification of Britain'. More sober minded people will rightfully recognise that this is not occurring whatsoever.

The Census Results Speak for Themselves, Government Should Listen

Andrew Copson | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Politics
Andrew Copson

We know from research done since the last census that most people who tick 'Christian' do so for cultural or ethnic reasons rather than religious ones and only 48% of those who tick 'Christian' believe that Jesus Christ was real person who was the son of god and rose from the dead.

What Has Caused This Massive Flight From Christianity?

Terry Sanderson | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Politics
Terry Sanderson

So what has happened in this country in the decade since the last census? What has caused this huge flight from religion? It's complicated, but we have to take into account that in that intervening period we have had the trauma of 9/11 and the subsequent rise in Islamic militancy.

Census Reveals More Jedis Than Satanists And Scientologists

The Huffington Post UL | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

The Sith Lord has been hard at work in England and Wales since the rise of the Jedis in 2001, with the Jedi population declining by more than half in ...

More Atheist, Immigrants And Graduates Than Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

If you were living in England and Wales in 2011, you're more likely to be atheist, well educated, healthy, single and born in a foreign country than e...

Westminster City Council Challenge 'Concerning' Data

Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

Westminster council has challenged the 2011 Census data, saying it has "serious concerns" about the figures released on Monday morning. The Office ...

Meet The Borough Where Population Is Up By 26%..

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

England and Wales has reached a record 56.1m population, according to Monday's Census 2011. The figures show a 7% increase over the last 10 years,...

Population Grows By 3.7m In England And Wales

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

The population of England and Wales has grown by 3.7m, or 7%, in a decade, to 56.1m according to the 2011 Census. The Office for National Statisti...