In 2020, Buckinghamshire’s population was estimated to be 547,100. 60% of residents are of working age, compared to 62% nationally. Buckinghamshire has a larger proportion of young people (0-15 year olds) than the national average (21% versus 19%) and a similar sized population of retired residents as the national average.

At aggregate level, Buckinghamshire’s deprivation levels are low. With a 2019 Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) deprivation score of 10.1, Buckinghamshire is deemed the least deprived LEP area in England. However, there are pockets of deprivation within the county (particularly in Wycombe, Aylesbury and Chesham) and there is evidence of inequality.

The interactive map to the right shows how residents of each of the former local authority districts within Buckinghamshire rate their level of well-being.

Well-being map of the UK

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