Information about Bradford

Population
546,412
Avg Annual Income
£37,086
Full Time Employees
23.04%
Average Age
38.18
Bradford Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Bradford is 546,412 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Bradford is 278,968, and the female population is 267,444. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 309,912, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 139,553. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (182,566), followed by Muslim (166,846), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (90,141), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (72,227). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Bradford area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (125,896), while 79,509 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 124,837 adults have Does not apply education, while 57,458 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Bradford area are

  • Professional occupations (37854)
  • Elementary occupations (26631), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (25366)

Age

The average age of people living in Bradford is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (117002), Between 35 to 44 (73889), and Between 25 to 34 (72556). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Bradford has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (69,627) followed by Never worked and long-term unemployed (60,682), and Routine occupations (59,765). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of Bradford

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Population of Bradford over the years

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Postcodes in Bradford

The postcode district LS, BD are associated with the Bradford, and there are total 21 postcode areas (listed below). The Bradford has a total of 15529 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Bradford
NameType
AreaBradford
Ward

Baildon

Bingley

Bingley Rural

Bolton and Undercliffe

Bowling and Barkerend

Bradford Moor

City

Clayton and Fairweather Green

Craven

Eccleshill

Great Horton

Heaton

Idle and Thackley

Ilkley

Keighley Central

Keighley East

Keighley West

Little Horton

Manningham

Queensbury

Royds

Shipley

Thornton and Allerton

Toller

Tong

Wharfedale

Wibsey

Windhill and Wrose

Worth Valley

Wyke

LTLA22
UTLA22Bradford
RegionYorkshire and The Humber
CountryEngland