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Newnham, Bedford : Ward Level Demographics Composition Covering The Last Two Census

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The last two census were conducted in 2011 (27th March 2011), 2001 (29th April 2001). The below article covers it for the Newnham Ward.

YearPopulationMale ResidentsFemale ResidentsWard Area (sq km)Desnity (per sq km)
2018 (*E)7,82749%51%3.742,100
20117,78449%51%3.92,000
20015,51049%51%3.521,600
*E = Estimated Population


YearReligionPercentage
2011Christian60.12 %
2011No Religion27.67 %
2011Religion Not Stated6.33 %
2011Muslim2.54 %
2011Sikh1.27 %
2011Hindu0.91 %
2011Other Religion0.76 %
2011Buddhist0.28 %
2011Jewish0.10 %


YearOccupationPercentage
2011Professionals21.73 %
2011Associate professional and technical13.86 %
2011Administrative and secretarial12.03 %
2011Managers, directors and senior officials11.52 %
2011Skilled Trades9.94 %
2011Elementary9.29 %
2011Caring, leisure and other service8.77 %
2011Sales and customer service7.37 %
2011Process, plant and machine operatives5.49 %


YearIndustryPercentage
2011Wholesale16.04 %
2011Education13.10 %
2011HumanHealth11.74 %
2011Manufacturing8.19 %
2011Professional7.68 %
2011Public Administrative7.68 %
2011Construction7.58 %
2011Other5.25 %
2011Transport4.57 %
2011Accomodation4.52 %
2011Information4.13 %
2011Administrative3.82 %
2011Financial2.65 %
2011RealEstate1.43 %
2011Electricty0.70 %
2011WaterSupply0.68 %
2011Agriculture0.12 %
2011Mining0.10 %


YearCountry of BirthPercentage
2011England83.22 %
2011Italy2.29 %
2011Poland1.59 %
2011India1.35 %
2011Ireland1.05 %
2011Scotland1.00 %
2011Wales0.72 %
2011Germany0.49 %
2011Northern Ireland0.43 %
2011Jamaica0.42 %
2011Pakistan0.35 %
2011Kenya0.31 %
2011Lithuania0.29 %
2011Ghana0.28 %
2011Zimbabwe0.26 %
2011South Africa0.25 %
2011UnitedStates0.20 %
2011France0.20 %
2011Australia0.15 %
2011Portugal0.14 %
2011Romania0.14 %
2011Bangladesh0.12 %
2011China0.12 %
2011SriLanka0.12 %
2011HongKong0.11 %
2011Philippines0.09 %
2011Nigeria0.09 %
2011Spain0.08 %
2011Iran0.05 %
2011Somalia0.03 %
2011Turkey0.03 %


Postcode SectorPostcode DistrictWardBoroughCounty
MK40 3MK40NewnhamBedfordBedfordshire
MK41 0MK41NewnhamBedfordBedfordshire
MK41 9MK41NewnhamBedfordBedfordshire
*For Property details at Postcode Sector, District, Ward, Borough, County Level please click on the links in the above table.

  • *F.S. = Faith School, N= No, Y= Yes
  • *PERF = Performance
  • *D.F.E.= Department For Education










This post uses data covering the transactions received at Land Registry in the period 1995 to 2019.
Data produced by HM Land Registry © Crown copyright 2019.
Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database rights 2020
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