Measuring Lincolnshire’s Population – An introduction to population statistics and sources of population information Adam Peacock Principal Development Officer - Research. Help you to understand the importance of population counts and their limitations
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Measuring Lincolnshire’s Population –
An introduction to population statistics and sources of population information
Principal Development Officer - Research
Help you to understand the importance of population counts and their limitations
Alert you to the available sources of data and information on population and population change
Signpost you to where these resources are held on the LRO website
7 billion people worldwide
UK population set to reach 70m by 2027
Net UK migration at a record high for 2010
Lincolnshire’s population estimated to be over 700,000 in 2010
Population in the News
Drawing down or attracting government funding
Importance of per head calculations
Why measure population and population change?
Do you need to consider:
- the daytime population?
- the overnight population?
- your potential service user population?
Census – can miss hard to reach groups
Population estimates – builds on “errors” from Census (ONS do have a continuous improvement programme)
GP register – cross border registering
– not everybody registers
Changes in society – in particular levels of mobility
Work / Commuting
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
UK Border Agency
Dept for Work & Pensions (DWP)
Annual Population Survey
Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (SAWS)
International Passenger Survey (IPS)
Socio-demographic classification tools
Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)
Beyond 2011 Census Consultation