Most populous UK city regions saw number of people grow by 885,000 in four years
The number of people living in the UK's most populous city regions surged by almost 900,000 in four years.
Greater London saw the sharpest jump in population, with an increase of 5.7%, or nearly 500,000 residents, from 8.2 million in mid-2011 to just under 8.7 million in mid-2015.
Statisticians examined population data relating to the capital and the next 10 most populous city areas.
All saw an increase in inhabitants, with the total population across the 11 regions rising by 3.4%, or 885,000 in four years, to reach almost 27.2 million in 2015.
The report from the Office for National... read more
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