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Information about the demographics of the borough
The Office for National Statistics has released the first results from the 2021 Census of Population for England and Wales. These are the most recent population estimates available and reflect the population of England and Wales as at 21st March 2021 (Census Day).
Barking and Dagenham is estimated to have a total population of 218,900, an increase of 17.7% since the previous census in 2011:
This interactive article has more information on how the population of Barking and Dagenham has changed in the 10 years leading up to Census 2021.
ONS will release more data from Census 2021 between October and the end of 2022.
2011 Census borough analysis (PDF, 711.59 KB)
The Barking and Dagenham 2011 Census information is also available on a ward basis:
Abbey (PDF, 2.15 MB)
Alibon (PDF, 2.15 MB)
Becontree (PDF, 2.11 MB)
Chadwell Heath (PDF, 1.21 MB)
Eastbrook (PDF, 2.12 MB)
Eastbury (PDF, 2.02 MB)
Gascoigne (PDF, 2.14 MB)
Goresbrook (PDF, 2.09 MB)
Heath (PDF, 2.12 MB)
Longbridge (PDF, 2.13 MB)
Mayesbrook (PDF, 2.12 MB)
Parsloes (PDF, 2.08 MB)
River (PDF, 2.10 MB)
Thames (PDF, 2.15 MB)
Valence (PDF, 2.09 MB)
Village (PDF, 2.11 MB)
Whalebone (PDF, 2.09 MB)
You can also visit the Office for National Statistics to:
Summary of Barking and Dagenham’s 2001 Census information:
You can also visit the Office for National Statistics to measure population change between 2001 and 2011 using Census data.