Population and demographics

The 2021 Census of Population for England and Wales reflects the population of England and Wales as at on 21 March 2021 (Census Day).

Census 2021 results

  • Woking borough’s is estimated to have a total population of 103,900 – an increase of 4.8% (99,200) since the previous census in 2011.
  • The average (median) age of Woking increased by two years, from 38 to 40 years old.
  • The number of people aged 50 to 64 years rose by just under 2,000 – an increase of 11.3%.
  • The number of residents aged 4 years and under ell by just under 1,000 – a decrease of 14.6%.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published all of the Census data online. Here you can find out how life changed for people living in Woking borough from 2011 to 2021, including changes in median age, working hours, ethnic group, religion, housing, unpaid care and more.

Read about how life has change in Woking borough: Census 2021

Census 2021 data topics

You can also use Census maps to explore Census 2021 data down to a local authority and neighbourhood level for topics including age, country of birth, disability, ethnicity, health, gender identity, household size, languages spoken, migration, national identity, occupation, qualifications, religion, tenure, unpaid care and working hours.

View the Woking borough Census maps data topics

Census 2021 profiles

You can create your own profile using Census 2021 data for local areas such as a neighbourhood, ward, local authority, parliamentary constituency, or an area of interest (you can draw your own area on a map). 

Create your own data profile