In November last year, that figure was 3.9 million.
The number will rise sharply over the next decades and the number of centenarians is expected to soar.
There are lovely riverside walks just 10 minutes away and experienced wild swimmers might even like to take a dip when the conditions are right.
The last county council election was held in 2013 with the Conservatives claiming a commanding victory, but short of an overall majority.We woke up to birdsong each morning and the cooing owl each night. Plenty of information left so we could figure out things for ourselves, however enough contact information was left so if we did need to ask anything we could. We enjoyed a lovely 2 night stay at the cider orchard yurt and thoroughly enjoyed the peace and tranquility it offered.The whole time we were there we felt very secluded and undisturbed, which is what we were after. There were only 2 slight downsides, one being the lack of an inside door lock, sounds petty but would've added a more secure feel.There are 191 people aged 100 or over who are still legally allowed to drive on UK roads, according to figures published today.The RAC Foundation said the UK’s oldest licence-holder was an 107-year-old woman and also reported that the number of drivers over 70 had exceeded four million for the first time. The figures were issued as the research charity Rica published a guide for older motorists to help them decide whether they are still fit to drive.She had started work as a healthcare assistant in the rehabilitation ward at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital just three weeks ago.