Some research was carried out to determine how the villages’ demographics changed using the 1911 Census and information from the Office of National Statistics and the following conclusions reached:
Households in Neatishead have nearly doubled in the last 100 years but the population has only increased by 10%.
Households in Barton Turf have more than doubled in the last 100 years but the population increased by only 25%.
Households in Irstead have nearly doubled in the last 100 years, but the population has decreased by 33%. There has been a considerable decrease in the number of young people under 18 in the village.