State of the Park

Dolgellau

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Age Structure

The diagram below shows the age structure of the National Park’s population according to the 2001 and 2011 census. There are numerous changes to be seen between the 2001 census age structure and the results from the 2011 survey.

Age Structure

Age Structure

By 2011, there was an increase in the number of older people living within the National Park.

The percentage of children aged between 0-4 (4.6%) was less than in 2001, and also less than the Welsh percentage of 5.8%. There was also a decrease in the percentage of people aged 30-44 by the 2011 census.

Taken as a whole the percentage of people aged over 60, is higher in the 2011 census than in 2001.