Demography of Slough

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Population[edit]

The modern town of Slough grew from the parish of Upton-cum-Chalvey, Buckinghamshire, England. The populations given below are for the successive institutional areas of the principal local government level that could be recognised as Slough, now in Berkshire.

Year Population Notes
1801 1,018[1] Parish of Upton-cum-Chalvey
1811 1,083[1]
1821 1,268[1]
1831 1,502[1]
1841 2,296[1]
1851 3,573[1]
1861 4,688[1]
1871 5,940[1]
1881 7,030[1]
1891 7,700[1]
1901 11,453[1] Slough Urban District from 1894; area enlarged in 1900[2]
1911 14,982[1]
1921 16,392[1]
1931 33,612[1] area enlarged in 1930/1931[2]
1939 50,620[1] estimate (1941 census not taken due to World War II):Municipal Borough from 1938
1951 66,471[1]
1961 80,781[1]
1971 87,075[1]
1981 96,512[3] Borough of Slough in Berkshire and area enlarged from 1974
1991 101,066[3]
2001 119,070[4] Area enlarged in 1995: Unitary Authority from 1998
2011 140,200[5] Up 16.3% on the 2001 Census, and 6.9% higher than the previous mid-2010 population estimate

2001 census demographics[edit]

Ethnicity[edit]

56.8% White British
14.7% Indian
12.0% Pakistani
3.6% Other White
2.6% Black Caribbean
2.4% Black African
2.0% Other Asian
1.8% White Irish
1.2% Mixed Black and White
0.9% Other
0.8% Mixed Asian and White
0.6% Mixed Other
0.5% Chinese
0.3% Other Black

Faiths[edit]

53.8% Christian
13.4% Muslim
11.0% No religion
9.1% Sikh
7.7% Did not state religion
4.5% Hindu
0.3% Buddhist
0.3% Another religion
0.1% Jewish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r p 153, The History of Slough, Maxwell Fraser, Slough Corporation, 1973
  2. ^ a b p 151, The History of Slough, Maxwell Fraser, Slough Corporation, 1973
  3. ^ a b Office for National Statistics, downloaded 31 December 2006
  4. ^ A Vision of Britain (Accessed 31 December 2006)
  5. ^ (Accessed 29 November 2013)