Ward profiles 2020

Ward profiles 2020

There are 30 wards in Bradford District.

City ward has the highest population (25,520 people) and Wharfedale ward has the lowest population (11,860 people).

Little Horton ward has the highest percentage of children and young people (33%).

Craven ward has the lowest percentage of children and young people (16.6%) and the highest percentage of old people age 65-84 (22.6%).

City ward has the highest percentage of the working age population (72.2%) - this is due to the high numbers of young people who attend Bradford College and University and the lowest percentages of older people aged 65-84 (4.8%) and very old people aged 85+ (0.7%).

Ilkley ward has the lowest percentage of the working age population (54.2%) and the highest percentage of very old people (5.8%).

Bradford has 14 wards which are within the 10% most deprived wards in England (IMD 2019): Bowling & Barkerend, Bradford Moor, City, Clayton & Fairweather Green, Eccleshill, Great Horton, Keighley Central, Keighley West, Little Horton, Manningham, Royds, Tong and Wibsey.

Wharfedale ward is within the 10% least deprived wards in England.