Leeds Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Leeds was 751,485 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Leeds is 38, while the median age is lower at 35.
86.2% of people living in Leeds were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% Pakistan, 1.1% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% China, 0.2% Iran.
92.9% of people living in Leeds speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.7% Urdu, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.5% Arabic, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.
The religious make up of Leeds is 55.9% Christian, 27.7% No religion, 5.4% Muslim, 1.2% Sikh, 0.9% Hindu, 0.9% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic.
50,717 people did not state a religion. 2,812 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 79 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
41.3% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 37,840 widowed people living in Leeds.
The top occupations listed by people in Leeds are Professional 18.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Elementary 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Skilled trades 10.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%.
Browse for Leeds Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- Yorkshire and The Humber LocalStats
- Leeds Areas
- Adel and Wharfedale, Alwoodley, Ardsley and Robin Hood, Armley, Beeston and Holbeck, Bramley and Stanningley, Burmantofts and Richmond Hill, Calverley and Farsley, Chapel Allerton, City and Hunslet, Cross Gates and Whinmoor, Farnley and Wortley, Garforth and Swillington, Gipton and Harehills, Guiseley and Rawdon, Harewood, Headingley, Horsforth, Hyde Park and Woodhouse, Killingbeck and Seacroft, Kippax and Methley, Kirkstall, Middleton Park, Moortown, Morley North, Morley South, Otley and Yeadon, Pudsey, Rothwell, Roundhay, Temple Newsam, Weetwood, Wetherby
- 2011 Census United Kingdom