In 2020, the total population of Leicester postcode area was 1.1M and it increased by 167k people since 2002. That's 18.8% population growth . Population average age was 39.6 and it increased by 1.5 years since 2002. The postcode area was ageing slower than England and Wales in which the age grew by 1.7 years in the same period. The population was growing faster than population in England and Wales which grew by 13.5%.

+167k

population growth since 2002

+18.8%

population growth since 2002

+1.5 yrs

average age change since 2002

Leicester 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 2020.

Leicester headcount change map

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

Leicester population growth rate

Shows year over year population change.

Leicester population growth

Shows total population by year.

Leicester average age change map

Shows population's average age change since 2002.

Leicester 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 2020.

Leicester population average age

Annual statistics of population's average age.

Leicester male and female average age

Annual statistics of population's average age by sex.

Leicester population changes compared to other areas

Comparison to other postcode areas. Metrics show a percentage change in the headcount between 2002 and 2020 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 2020.

Population average age change

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