Our population

This table looks at:

  • How many people live in Leicester & Leicestershire
  • The age structure
  • How the population structure is different to the national picture

The data contained in the table below is taken from Census 2011.

Population (Age)

Leicester City Leicestershire County LLEP England
Total Population 329800 650,500 980,300 53,012,500
Under 15 (number) 65200 109,300 174,500 10,022,800
15 to 64 227,400 425,800 653,100 34,329,100
Over 64 37,200 115,400 152,700 8,660,500
Under 15 (%) 20 17 18 19
15 to 64 69 65 67 65
Over 64 11 18 16 16