Census shows small increase in Bracknell Forest populationBy Hugh Fort
July 20, 2012
Bracknell Forest is one of the smallest growing areas in the South East, increasing its population by just 3.2 per cent a decade.
The figures released from the 2011 Census show the population of the borough has increased from 109,700 in 2001 to 113,200 in 2011.
Nearby Wokingham has an even slower growing population, with growth of just 2.7 per cent from 150,300 to 154,400 people.
In Reading there was a much larger increase of 7.6 per cent, with the population rising by 11,000 from 144,700 to 155,700.
The data gathered from the Census is used to plan housing, roads, schools and health care provision. Anyone who refuses to be counted can be fined up to £1,000.