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PopChange introduction

The PopChange project seeks to provide the first systematic quantitative analysis of the ways in which the population of the UK is geographically unequal by socio-economic and demographic characteristics and how these uneven distributions have changed over the last 50 years. 

For more information, or for suggestions on additions to the outputs, please email Chris Lloyd:

The first phase of PopChange was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) under the Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (SDAI), Phase 2 (project ES/L014769/1) and this support is acknowledged gratefully. The Office for National Statistics were project partners. The research builds on the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grant Scheme funded project ‘Generating population surfaces for England and Wales using information on landuse and the spatial structure of population variables’ (SG121849), which ran from 2013 to 2014.