2021 and 2011 Census: Bradford District

2021 Census

The Census is a count of all people and households in the UK taken every 10 years. It is the most complete source of information about the population available and shows how our country is changing over time. 

The Census took place on 21 March 2021. The first release of the results from the 2021 Census will take place in 2022.

Census 2011 information about Bradford District

  • The Bradford District 2011 Census population estimate was 522,500. This is a population increase of 51,700 since 2001, an increase of 11.0%.
  • The Bradford District 2011 Census occupied household estimate is 199,300. This is an increase of 19,054 households since the Census in 2001.
  • A short-term resident is anyone born outside the UK who has stayed or intends to stay in the UK for between 3 and 12 months. The 2011 Census estimate for short-term residents in the District is 1,300.


Click on the link below for an interactive map of the 2011 Census: 

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