In 2017, the total population of Wakefield postcode area was 555k. Since 2002, it increased by 45.6k people, which makes up for 9% population growth. Population average age was 39.9. It increased by 1.9 years since 2002.

+45.6k

population growth since 2002

+9%

population growth since 2002

+1.9 yrs

average age change since 2002

Wakefield headcount change map

Compares the latest population estimates with population estimates in 2002 and shows percentage difference.

Wakefield headcount change rank

Compares speed of population growth to other postcode areas. Areas with the highest population growth are on the left. Shows relative population change between 2002 and 2017.

Wakefield population growth rate

Shows year over year population change.

Wakefield population growth

Shows total population by year.

Wakefield average age change map

Shows population's average age change since 2002.

Wakefield population average age change rank

Compares the speed of average age change in the postcode areas. Areas with the fastest ageing population are on the left, the areas with their population becoming younger are on the right. Compares change between 2002 and 2017.

Wakefield population average age

Annual statistics of population's average age.

Wakefield male and female average age

Annual statistics of population's average age by sex.

Wakefield population changes compared to other areas

Comparison to other postcode areas. Metrics show a percentage change in the headcount between 2002 and 2017 on y-axis and change of the population's average age on x-axis. The size of the circle is directly proportional to the total population in 2017.