The fig­ures

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The county pop­u­la­tion rose by 4,608 or 0.9 per cent in the year to June 2013 (to­tal 516,096) the third high­est rise among county coun­cils

At 0.9 per cent, Buck­ing­hamshire had the third strong­est growth of any county coun­cil area

Work­ing age res­i­dents now ac­count for only 62 per cent of the pop­u­la­tion

Nat­u­ral change and mi­gra­tion from other parts of the UK were re­spon­si­ble for most of the in­crease, with in­ter­na­tional mi­gra­tion adding 313 res­i­dents

Ayles­bury Vale ac­counted for al­most three quar­ters of Buck­ing­hamshire’s in­crease, with a rise of 1.8 per cent over the year, the 10th high­est in­crease of all 326 lo­cal au­thor­i­ties

There were 6,009 births and only 3,903 deaths

23,977 peo­ple moved into Buck­ing­hamshire from other parts of the coun­try 21,761 moved out 2,825 moved to Buck­ing­hamshire from out­side the UK

2,512 leav­ing the county to live abroad

While the to­tal pop­u­la­tion rose 0.9 per cent in the year, the high­est rate of in­crease was among those aged 65 and over at 3.5 per cent, fol­lowed by the 0.9 per cent (966) in­crease in res­i­dents aged un­der 16

The work­ing age pop­u­la­tion rose by 0.2 per cent (562 peo­ple)

Within the work­ing age group, the largest in­crease was among peo­ple in their 50s – an in­crease of 1,444 The next high­est be­ing among peo­ple in their 20s, where the rise of 494 was made up of a rise of 601 in Ayles­bury Vale, a small rise in South Bucks and falls in both Chiltern and Wy­combe

Only 7.8 per cent of Chiltern’s res­i­dents are in their twen­ties, the sec­ond low­est share of all 326 lo­cal au­thor­ity dis­tricts in Eng­land, be­hind Elm­bridge in Sur­rey

All busi­ness ar­eas (LEPs) saw an in­crease in the num­ber of res­i­dents aged 65 and over, with Buck­ing­hamshire see­ing the fourth high­est rate of in­crease at 3.5 per cent, with the strong­est growth recorded among res­i­dents in their 70s

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