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Pontefract

in West Yorkshire (Yorkshire and the Humber)

Contents: Built-up Area Subdivision

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Name County / DistrictPopulation
Census
2001-04-29
Population
Census
2011-03-27
Population
Estimate
2020-06-30
 
PontefractWest Yorkshire28,25029,30531,829

Source: UK Office for National Statistics (web).

Explanation: All population figures and depicted boundaries are based on output areas officially assigned to the 2011 built-up areas. Output areas often include some unbuilt parts. However, tabulated area figures refer to (typically smaller) actual built-up areas in order to present a more realistic population density. Some of the 2001 figures are approximate values.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males15,361
Females16,468
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years6,921
18-64 years18,796
65+ years6,112
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years4,024
10-19 years3,459
20-29 years3,580
30-39 years4,176
40-49 years4,002
50-59 years4,545
60-69 years3,539
70-79 years2,790
80+ years1,683
Passport (C 2011)
UK22,594
Republic of Ireland41
EU (other)354
other passport268
no passport6,123
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK28,205
Republic of Ireland57
EU (other)467
Other country576
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White28,481
Asian408
Black161
Arab19
Mixed/multiple210
Other ethnic group26
Religion (C 2011)
Christian20,558
Muslim156
Hindu38
Sikh41
Jewish13
Buddhist38
Other religion56
No religion6,519

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