Population and Household estimates from the 2021 Census Headlines Surrey population has increased to 1,203,108 – 6.2% increase on 2011 Census. This growth rate is lightly lower than England as a whole (6.6%). All borough / district councils exhibited population growth varying from 2.4% (Mole Valley) to 9.4% (Reigate and Banstead). Population density across Surrey is 724 usual residents per square kilometre. This varies...

County and Borough Summaries This page provides insight summaries of Surrey and of each District and Borough. There are two forms of report included: (1) an ‘easy read’ infographic two page summary of key information, and (2) a much longer and more comprehensive insight report. Each report can be accessed from the hyperlink in the table below. The infographic pages can also...

Occupation from the 2021 Census The raw data from this Census release has been processed by the Population Insight Team and is also available on Surrey-i in more detail . Contents Occupation National Statistics Socio-economic Classification As stressed by the Office for National Statistics: ‘Census 2021 took place during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a period of unparalleled and rapid change; the national lockdown, associated...

Hours Worked from the 2021 Census The raw data from this Census release has been processed by the Population Insight Team and is also available on Surrey-i . As stressed by the Office for National Statistics: ‘Census 2021 took place during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a period of unparalleled and rapid change; the national lockdown, associated guidance and furlough measures will have...

Industry from the 2021 Census The raw data from this Census release has been processed by the Population Insight Team and is also available on Surrey-i . As stressed by the Office for National Statistics: ‘Census 2021 took place during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a period of unparalleled and rapid change; the national lockdown, associated guidance and furlough measures will have affected...

Communal establishment residents from the 2021 Census The raw data from this Census release has been processed by the Population Insight Team and is also available on Surrey-i. A communal establishment is an establishment with full-time or part-time supervision providing residential accommodation, such as student halls of residence, boarding schools, armed forces bases, hospitals, care homes, and prisons. When interpreting the data, it...

Religion from the 2021 Census Headlines The Christian population remained the largest religious group in Surrey in the 2021 Census. However, the proportion of Surrey residents who were Christian decreased from 62.8 per cent in 2011 to 50.2 per cent in 2021. The reduction in Christian residents was largely driven by the population reporting ‘no religion’ rising from 24.8 per cent in 2011...

Travel to work from the 2021 Census The raw data from this Census release has been processed by the Population Insight Team and is also available on Surrey-i . Contents Work mainly at or from home Method of travel to work Distance travelled to work As stressed by the Office for National Statistics: ‘Census 2021 took place during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a period of unparalleled...

National Identity from the 2021 Census Headlines Every 9 in 10 Surrey residents reported their national identity as something which was only UK-based, with British only being the most popular specific identity (57.5%). 8.5 per cent of Surrey residents reported a non-UK identity and 2.5 per cent reported a a combination of a non-UK identity alongside a UK-based identity. The raw data from this...

Main Language and Proficiency from the 2021 Census Headlines • In 2021, 93.1 per cent of Surrey residents aged 3 and above reported English as their main language.• The top five main languages in Surrey were English, Polish, Romanian, Portuguese, and Spanish.• Of all households in Surrey, 3.5 per cent (17,050 households) did not have a resident whose main language was English...