Yorkshire population statistics

In 2020, there were 5.5M residents in Yorkshire region with an average age of 40.3 years. Population density was 373 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 10.2% since 2002 and population average age increased by 1.6 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.38 residents per household in 2011.


total residents
estimates 2020


average age
estimates 2020


population density
estimates 2020


residents per household
Census 2011

Yorkshire population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2020.

Yorkshire population density map

Yorkshire population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Yorkshire population average age map

Yorkshire population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Yorkshire population growth

Yorkshire 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.

Yorkshire births and deaths

Yorkshire 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.

Yorkshire population pyramid by year

Yorkshire population share by decade of age

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

Yorkshire population share by decade of age by year

Yorkshire working age population share

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

Yorkshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales

Yorkshire average age rank

Comparison of regions average ages, 2020 population estimates.


average age


England & Wales
average age

Yorkshire average age rank by year

Yorkshire population average age

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

Yorkshire population average age by year

Plumplot area insights - interactive charts and maps

Plumplot area insights - interactive maps and charts

Other reports for Yorkshire region

population changes

census 2021

home energy efficiency

energy costs

property prices

home features

salary and unemployment

crime statistics