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Wakefield

Metropolitan Borough in Yorkshire and The Humber

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2001-04-29
Population
Census
2011-03-27
Population
Census
2021-03-21
WakefieldMetropolitan Borough315,172325,837353,370
Ackworth, North Elmsall and UptonWard15,63516,09917,549
Airedale and Ferry FrystonWard14,90114,81116,079
Altofts and WhitwoodWard14,08816,26719,233
Castleford Central and GlasshoughtonWard14,70615,30616,807
Crofton, Ryhill and WaltonWard15,03215,14415,800
FeatherstoneWard16,37515,94617,506
HemsworthWard14,97815,35015,926
Horbury and South OssettWard14,98315,03215,200
KnottingleyWard13,50313,71014,251
NormantonWard14,95916,22017,350
OssettWard15,78816,11616,524
Pontefract NorthWard14,45415,83119,197
Pontefract SouthWard15,29515,05015,345
South Elmsall and South KirkbyWard17,08717,62418,856
Stanley and Outwood EastWard14,68315,31416,802
Wakefield EastWard14,78315,75117,142
Wakefield NorthWard14,44516,07117,856
Wakefield RuralWard16,02817,03217,701
Wakefield SouthWard13,66013,55614,595
Wakefield WestWard15,06915,47016,437
Wrenthorpe and Outwood WestWard14,72614,13717,204
Yorkshire and The HumberRegion4,964,8335,283,7335,480,777

Source: UK Office for National Statistics (web).

Explanation: Wards as at May 2022. 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 (C 2021)
Males173,831
Females179,539
Age Groups (C 2021)
0-14 years61,894
15-64 years224,859
65+ years66,607
Age Distribution (C 2021)
0-9 years41,061
10-19 years38,698
20-29 years41,666
30-39 years48,956
40-49 years43,492
50-59 years51,330
60-69 years39,951
70-79 years31,766
80+ years16,440
Country of Birth (C 2021)
UK323,296
EU16,957
Europe (other)825
Middle East & Asia7,363
Africa3,694
Other country1,235
Ethnic Group (C 2021)
White328,742
Asian12,633
Black4,516
Arab559
Mixed/multiple4,938
Other ethnic group1,982
Religion (C 2021)
Christian173,070
Muslim11,279
Hindu1,270
Sikh501
Buddhist797
Jewish127
Other religion1,405
No religion145,950

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