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Wakefield Census

At the time of the 2011 Census there were 48 people aged 100 or over living in the district

26% of households with dependent children have a lone parent

The largest national group of people born overseas are from Poland


  • The 2011 Census was taken on 27th March 2011. Census statistics help paint a picture of the district and how people live. They provide a detailed snapshot of the population and its characteristics, and underpin funding allocation to provide public services. The information provided below represnets just some of the data that is available from the Census. Links to other sources of Census data are also provided.
  • Profiles for Wakefield Census
  • 'Quick Look' profiles for your selected areas.
    • Wakefield international migration (Census 2011)

      The Census 2011 provides a variety of information relevant to profiling international migration - such as people's ethnicity; their country of birth; arrival in the UK; and languages spoken. Looked at together, this information helps to portray the diversity within local areas and shows how migration has changed areas over time.

    Maps and Data table
  • Maps and Data Tables for the Wakefield Census theme.
  • Related Documents
  • Alistfor all Wakefield Census related documents.
  • External Data
  • Alistof Wakefield Census related websites and other resources.