SLOUGH has the second-highest amount of young people but has the least number of old people living in the town.

The census 2021 was published yesterday and revealed how the population in England and Wales has changed in the last decade.

In Slough, its population grew up by 13 percent, from around 140,200 in 2011 to 158,500 in 2021.

This places Slough 127th for total population out of 309 local authorities in England, moving up 13 places in a decade. It is also the third most densely populated of the South East’s 64 local authority areas.

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There has been an increase of 19.3 per cent in people aged 65 and over in the borough, a 10.7 per cent rise in people aged 15 to 64 years, and an increase of 17.3 per cent in children under 15 years.

There are 47,200 young people under 20 living in Slough, which makes up 29.7 per cent of the town’s 158,500 population.

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This is the second-highest area in England and Wales with the most amount of young people, with Barking and Dagenham taking the top spot (31.4 per cent).

Contrasting Slough’s high young population, it has the second-lowest number of old people living in the borough.

The town has 10,200 people over 70 living in the town, which makes up just 6.4 per cent of its population. Manchester takes the top spot by the skin of its teeth by just 0.01 per cent.