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Wakefield (Metropolitan Borough in West Yorkshire)

Contents: Population

The population development of Wakefield.

WakefieldMetropolitan Borough314,500314,300315,400326,433333,759
West YorkshireMetropolitan County2,066,5002,061,7002,083,1002,227,3712,264,329

Source: UK National Statistics (web).


Further Population Figures:

Gender (C 2011)
Males159,913
Females165,924
Age Groups (C 2011)
0-17 years68,414
18-64 years202,281
65+ years55,142
Age Distribution (C 2011)
0-14 years55,962
15-29 years60,358
30-44 years65,311
45-59 years67,843
60-74 years51,563
≥75 years24,800
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
Not stated20,757