Leeds Population 2024

Leeds population

After Birmingham, the most populated city of UK is a metropolitan borough, namely the Leeds. the city holds a population of over 800,000 people. Situated in the West Yorkshire of England, the metropolitan is ranked as the largest economic centre of the UK, after London. Its indemnity and monetary companies served a total estimate of about £2.1 billion. The Leeds comprises numerous captivating landmarks. The Royal Armories Museum, Leeds Town Hall, Kirkstall Abbey, Northern Ballet and so forth. Thus, these worthy-to-see landmarks attract a large number of tourists.

Our analysts have anticipated that the population of the Leeds will reach to 855,486 by July 2024. The predictive calculation is based on the average growth rate of 1.01% over last 12 years.

Population Growth of Leeds

Leeds has become the third largest local administrative area, providing a total of 4,80,000 jobs in both recruitment and self-recruitment at the beginning of 2015.

With these opportunities and many others, a large proportion of people, from all over the world, immigrate to the Leeds and settle there, temporarily or permanently every year. This is increasing the populace of Leeds progressively.

As the Leeds receives a large portion of foreigners annually, so, the growth rate of the City is increasing steadily. If we take a flash back of the last 12 years, the growth rate has varied. We have determined every aspect deeply and presented the number of population and growth rate within a particular year in one table. As you can see, the lowest growth rate is 0.51% and highest one is 1.94%, adding 3,870 to 15,100 people to the overall population.

Year Population Growth Rate
2011 751,000 n/a
2012 756,330 0.71%
2013 760,200 0.51%
2014 765,480 0.69%
2015 780,100 1.91%
2016 795,200 1.94%
2017 801,600 0.80%
2018 809,372 0.97%
2019 818,085 1.08%
2020 824,466 0.78%
2021 831,560 0.86%
2022 839,760 0.99%
2023 846,950 0.86%


Demographics of Leeds

By gender, the civic subdivision makes 100:93 of female-male ratio, which proves that the number of females is more than that of male in Leeds.

Leeds is a city of varied races with 85% of the population representing White people. These White people sub categorised to White British by 81.1%, 0.9% by White Irish, Gypsy by 0.1% and Other Whites by 2.9%.

With a small proportion of 7.7% from the Leeds populace, Asians make up the second largest proportion. Pakistanis fill up 3.0% of the Leeds population, 2.1% of the people of Leeds came from India, 0.6% from Bangladesh, 0.8% from China and 1.2% came from varied Asian countries. People from Arabic countries make up 0.5% of the Leeds population.

By racial proportion of 3.5%, Blackis ranked as the third largest populace of Leeds, with 2.0% of African, 0.9% of Caribbean and 0.8% of other Black. 2.7% of the populace is from assorted race like1.2% are White-Black Caribbean, 0.7% are White Asians, 0.3% are White-Black Africans and 0.5% from other Mixed race.

After the Census of 2011, it was revealed that 92.9% of the Leeds population exchanges information via English language. Thus, English is the first language spoken by the people of Leeds. After English, 0.9% of people converse through Polish, 0.7% speaks Urdu, 0.6% is Punjabi speakers, 0.3% chats through assorted Chinese languages, 0.3% converse through Bengali, 0.2% are Kurdish-chatters, 0.2% converse through French and 0.2% of the populace makes conversation through Persian/Farsi language.

Population Density of Leeds

The density of population in Leeds was 1,416 people per square Kilometer. By urban subdivision, it is the fifth of the largest cities in United Kingdom.

Facts About Leeds

  1. Blackburn Type D is the most ancient plane of Britain that is still in flights and it was made in Leeds by Robert Blackburn.
  2. Leeds has the world’s oldest running public railway, the Middleton Railway.
  3. Leventhrope Vineyard in Leeds is the most popular vineyard in the north
  4. Louis Le Prince in Leeds created the world’s first motion film in 1888.
  5. Freeservers, UK’s foremost internet service provider, was founded by Ajaz Ahmed, a manager of PC World in Leeds, in 1998
  6. Leeds incorporates about 200,000 students, and 64,000 degree holders at the Leeds University and Leeds Metropolitan University.
  7. Leeds is listed among the greenest cities of Europe, with its two-third of the total covering in woodlands and greenery.
  8. Tour de France 2014 was started from Leeds to Harrogate, through Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales.
  9. Leeds Carnival is the oldest West Indian Carnival in the Western Europe.
  10. Leeds enthralls more foreign traffic than the traditional holiday destinations.


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