Leeds-Bradford, United Kingdom



Leeds-Bradford (West Yorkshire) consists of Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Halifax, Wakefield, Castleford/Pontefract, Harrogate, Keighley, Dewsbury, Holmfirth, Knaresborough, Ilkley, Skipton, Otley, and Wetherby.

Total Population: 1,778,000

(An increase of 8.5 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 263,000
  • Language Spoken at Home - 301,330

Quick Facts

  • The ethnic enclave of Savile Town, a suburb of Dewsbury, is predominantly Muslim, over 98% of the total population. Savile Town is home to the Markazi Mosque, which is run by Tablighi Jamaat

  • Urdu speakers (Pakistani) represent the most populous people followed by Poles, German and Irish.

  • Ethnic Muslim enclaves in Bradford: Bowling and Barkerend (45.8%); Bradford Moor (72.8%); City (57.3%); Great Horton (42.8%); Heaton (55.9%); Keighley Central (51.2%); Little Horton (58.0%); Manningham (75.0%); Toller (76.1%).

  • Ethnic Muslim enclave in Leeds: Gipton and Harehills (33.2%).

People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Punjabi, Pahari-PotwariPakistanEuropean PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam2,900
ScotsUnited KingdomEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious15,600