Key population and demographic facts

Population

The mid-2016 population estimates reflect the population of the UK as at 30 June 2016.

These are the most recent population estimates available from the Office for National Statistics.

Barking and Dagenham is estimated to have:

  • a total population of 206,500, an increase of 4,500 since 30 June 2015;
  • 56,500 children (persons aged between 0 and 15), equating to 27% of the population;
  • 130,100 people of working age (between 16 and 64), which is 63% of the population; and
  • 19,800 people of retirement age (65 and over), reflecting 10% of the population.

Borough profile

London borough profiles available from the Greater London Authority (GLA) present a range of demographic, economic, social and environmental indicators in both spreadsheet and map form for each London borough.

Ward profile

Ward profiles available from the Greater London Authority (GLA) present a range of demographic, economic, social and environmental indicators in both spreadsheet and map form specific to each ward in the borough.

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