Population Growth 2001-2011

The evidence on population suggests that overall the Haven Gateway is an area of high and above average growth. The 2011 Census now provides the very latest data on population. An overview from this Census in comparison to the last one in 2001 shows the following picture:

It is also clear the the Haven Gateway sub region has demonstrated high levels of growth in comparison to other sub regions in the two LEP areas it occupies. In fact, Colchester grew by more people than any other district across the whole South East LEP over the period 2001-2011. In Essex, only Braintree also made the top ten.