Corporate plan

Buckinghamshire in numbers

In 2022

  • The population was 551,560 (as of January 2022).
  • The average house price was £413,924 (as of December 2021).
  • The average rent for a two bed property was £1,310 per calendar month (as of January 2022).
  • There were 171 parish and town councils.
  • 31% of the county is designated green belt (England average 12.5%).
  • The size of the Buckinghamshire economy national output was £18.2 billion (Buckinghamshire LEP 2019).
  • One third of working residents travels outside of the county for work.
  • There were 236 schools.

On the horizon

  • The population is set to reach 564,319 by 2030.
  • There will be 450 State Pension age citizens per 1,000 working age citizens by 2040 (from 320 per 1,000 in 2020).

In the next decade (2022 to 2032)

There is set to be a:

  • 19% increase in 65+ year olds
  • 38.4% increase in 85+ year olds
  • 4.3% decrease in children