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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
2019-06-30
BradfordMetropolitan Borough464,300468,800470,800523,115539,776
CalderdaleMetropolitan Borough192,800192,900192,400204,170211,455
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough377,300379,000389,000422,970439,787
LeedsMetropolitan Borough717,700706,700715,600750,683793,139
WakefieldMetropolitan Borough314,500314,300315,400326,433348,312
West YorkshireMetropolitan County2,066,5002,061,7002,083,1002,227,3712,332,469

Source: UK National Statistics (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males1,149,009
Females1,183,460
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-17 years532,059
18-64 years1,411,867
65+ years388,543
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years305,255
10-19 years285,561
20-29 years330,376
30-39 years310,736
40-49 years290,084
50-59 years298,851
60-69 years232,254
70-79 years176,112
80-89 years85,881
90+ years17,359
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