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The population of the boroughs in the Metropolitan County of West Yorkshire.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, passport, country of birth, ethnic group, religion).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1981-06-30
Population
Estimate
1991-06-30
Population
Estimate
2001-06-30
Population
Estimate
2011-06-30
Population
Estimate
2018-06-30
BradfordMetropolitan Borough464,300468,800470,800523,115537,173
CalderdaleMetropolitan Borough192,800192,900192,400204,170210,082
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough377,300379,000389,000422,970438,727
LeedsMetropolitan Borough717,700706,700715,600750,683789,194
WakefieldMetropolitan Borough314,500314,300315,400326,433345,038
West YorkshireMetropolitan County2,066,5002,061,7002,083,1002,227,3712,320,214

Source: UK Office for National Statistics. (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males1,142,047
Females1,178,167
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years529,269
18-64 years1,408,120
65+ years382,825
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years307,104
10-19 years281,324
20-29 years329,554
30-39 years310,113
40-49 years292,518
50-59 years295,912
60-69 years231,171
70-79 years171,096
80+ years101,422
Passport (C 2011)
UK1,728,391
Republic of Ireland9,453
EU (other)49,065
other passport75,111
no passport380,771
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK1,971,865
Republic of Ireland11,140
EU (other)55,899
Other country187,154
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White1,819,818
Asian291,547
Black46,476
Arab9,212
Mixed/multiple48,126
Other ethnic group10,879
Religion (C 2011)
Christian1,216,266
Muslim252,370
Hindu14,921
Sikh18,123
Jewish7,605
Buddhist5,783
Other religion7,163
No religion557,775