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The Office for National Statistics 2021 Census gives the population of Oxfordshire as 725,300

By local authority district, the 2021 Census populations are:

  • Cherwell: 161,000
  • Oxford: 162,100
  • South Oxfordshire: 149,100
  • Vale of White Horse: 138,900
  • West Oxfordshire: 114,200

(ONS Census 2021 taken 21 March 2021 and released 28 June 2022 - note may not sum due to rounding)

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The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) contains an annual update of population including population groups and protected characteristics in chapters 2 & 3.

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