Leicestershire population statistics

In 2020, there were 1.1M residents in Leicestershire county with an average age of 39.6 years. Population density was 495 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 18.7% since 2002 and population average age increased by 1.5 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.51 residents per household in 2011.

1.1M

total residents
estimates 2020

39.6

average age
estimates 2020

495

population density
estimates 2020

2.51

residents per household
Census 2011

Leicestershire population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2018.

Leicestershire population density map

Leicestershire population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Leicestershire population average age map

Leicestershire population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Leicestershire population growth

Leicestershire births and deaths

by year. Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year. It can take months for a death referred to a coroner to be registered.

Leicestershire births and deaths

Plumplot area insights - interactive charts and maps

Plumplot area insights - interactive maps and charts

Leicestershire population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2020. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Leicestershire population pyramid by year

Leicestershire population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2020.

Leicestershire population share by decade of age by year

Leicestershire working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2020.

Leicestershire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15203k19.0%19.1%
16-64674k63.1%62.2%
65+190k17.8%18.6%

Leicestershire average age rank

Comparison of counties average ages, 2020 population estimates.

39.6

Leicestershire
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age

Leicestershire average age rank by year

Leicestershire population average age

Annual area statistics of Leicestershire's population average age compared to country statistics.

Leicestershire population average age by year

Leicestershire residential areas map

Purple-colored areas are business or industrial areas. Green-colored areas provide quieter surroundings and better living. Map is based on a UK Census 2011 data. Colors calculated from the ratio of number of residents divided by a number of workday people.

Leicestershire residential areas map

Other reports for Leicestershire county

population changes

energy costs

salary and unemployment

property prices

crime statistics

home features

home energy certificates

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