Bradford population

The Office for National Statistics published the mid-2022 population estimates on 23 November 2023 and these update the mid-2021 population estimates.  

The mid-2022 results show that Bradford has a total population of 552,600 - an increase of 5,800 (1%) people since the mid-2021 population estimates were published. 

The population consists of 50.9% female and 49.1% male.

Bradford is the fifth largest local authority in England in terms of population after Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester

Life expectancy at birth is 76.6 for males and 81.1 for females

25.5% of the District's population is aged under 18 and Bradford has the sixth highest percentage in England after the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Slough Borough Council, Luton Borough Council, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council and Oldham Borough Council.

The District has a population density of 1,508 people per sq km – this is the highest rate in West Yorkshire.

Bradford has a total of 209,900 households, an increase of 10,604 (5.3%) since the 2011 Census (2021 census data).

External links

  • The The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Local Government collects and publishes official statistics relating to deprivation, fire and rescue services, housing and homelessness, local government finance, planning performance and land use.
  • The Office for National Statistics publish local statistics which contain a wealth of official statistics including data from the census in 2011 and 2001.