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Wakefield

Metropolitan Borough in Yorkshire and The Humber

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The population development in Wakefield as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2001-04-29
Population
Census
2011-03-27
Population
Estimate
2020-06-30
WakefieldMetropolitan Borough315,172325,837351,592
Ackworth, North Elmsall and UptonWard15,63516,09917,746
Airedale and Ferry FrystonWard14,90114,81115,892
Altofts and WhitwoodWard14,08816,26718,398
Castleford Central and GlasshoughtonWard14,70615,30616,843
Crofton, Ryhill and WaltonWard15,03215,14415,875
FeatherstoneWard16,37515,94617,299
HemsworthWard14,97815,35015,979
Horbury and South OssettWard14,98315,03215,513
KnottingleyWard13,50313,71014,363
NormantonWard14,95916,22017,334
OssettWard15,78816,11616,678
Pontefract NorthWard14,45415,83118,035
Pontefract SouthWard15,29515,05015,238
South Elmsall and South KirkbyWard17,08717,62419,279
Stanley and Outwood EastWard14,68315,31416,568
Wakefield EastWard14,78315,75117,232
Wakefield NorthWard14,04915,67317,647
Wakefield RuralWard16,02817,03217,736
Wakefield SouthWard13,66013,55614,906
Wakefield WestWard15,06915,47016,555
Wrenthorpe and Outwood WestWard15,12214,53516,476
Yorkshire and The HumberRegion4,964,8335,283,7335,526,350

Source: UK Office for National Statistics (web).

Explanation: Wards as at December 2020. All area and population figures of wards are based on output areas. Thus, slight discrepancies are possible compared to the actual ward boundaries that are depicted in the map.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males172,868
Females178,724
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years74,986
18-64 years209,645
65+ years66,961
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years43,026
10-19 years38,248
20-29 years40,730
30-39 years47,640
40-49 years43,025
50-59 years50,492
60-69 years39,750
70-79 years31,673
80+ years16,951
Passport (C 2011)
UK246,703
Republic of Ireland613
EU (other)6,404
other passport3,985
no passport69,203
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK308,270
Republic of Ireland732
EU (other)7,831
Other country9,004
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White310,957
Asian8,498
Black2,512
Arab382
Mixed/multiple2,928
Other ethnic group560
Religion (C 2011)
Christian216,215
Muslim6,475
Hindu831
Sikh399
Jewish117
Buddhist573
Other religion973
No religion79,497

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