Reading population statistics

In 2019, there were 835k residents in Reading postcode area with an average age of 39.7 years. Population density was 437 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 13.0% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2.5 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.48 residents per household in 2011.

835k

total residents
estimates 2019

39.7

average age
estimates 2019

437

population density
estimates 2019

2.48

residents per household
Census 2011

Reading population density map

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

Reading population density map

Reading population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Reading population average age map

Reading population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Reading population growth

Reading 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.

Reading births and deaths

Reading population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2019. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Reading population pyramid by year

Reading population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2019.

Reading population share by decade of age by year

Reading working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2019.

Reading working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15171k20.5%19.1%
16-64523k62.6%62.3%
65+141k16.9%18.5%

Reading average age rank

Comparison of postcode areas average ages, 2019 population estimates.

39.7

Reading
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Reading average age rank by year

Reading population average age

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

Reading population average age by year

Reading 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.

Reading residential areas map

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