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Park Lane residents*

Twyford population by age.  Click to enlarge.

Twyford population by economic activity.  Click to enlarge.

Twyford population by age – comparative chart 2001 - 2011 - 2017.  There are more older people and children, but fewer young adults.  Could this be due to house prices being out of their reach?  Click to enlarge.

The People of Twyford – A Profile

The 2011 census gives Twyford a population of 1595 which is an increase of 139 from the 2001 census. 744 of inhabitants are male and 851 female. 97% of inhabitants are in good or fair health though, according to the 2011 census, 23% of households contain someone with a long term illness or disability.


The proportion of population over 65 is relatively high at 24%. This is higher than for the Winchester area as a whole, of which it is part, and where the increase has been 50% over the past 20 years.


The population is well educated and employment levels are high. 45% of those over age 16 are qualified to degree level or higher. Over 60% of economically active females (those aged between 16 and 74) are employed or self-employed which is only 15% less than the figure for males.


A significant number of people are self-employed and work from home


Over 63% of the working population is working in managerial, professional or technical roles


A comparison of the population in 2011 with that of 2001, shown in the chart adjacent (left) highlights:


  • The increased number of 0 to 10 year olds living in the village


  • The small number of 20 to 30 year olds who stay in the village


  • The increased percentage of people over 60

2017 Population estimates

HCC has recently prepared an estimate of the current population and age split. This shows a population increase of 51 since 2011(i.e. to 1646), and a further significant increase in percentage of people over 60. See chart left.

Twyford Christmas sale at the Village Hall

Street party on Queen Street, celebrating the Royal Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Round the Maypole at Ballard Close

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