Oxford Street
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

England and Wales population grows by 56m

The population of England and Wales has reached 56.1 million, up by 3.7 million in a decade, the 2011 Census shows.

It is the largest growth shown by any census since they began in 1801.

The BBC's Mark Easton has more details.

  • 16 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK