The nine Leeds areas where the population is booming

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Saturday, 12th December 2020, 4:45 pm
The populating is booming in these Leeds areas

The population of Leeds has increased by over 3% since 2013, according to the latest available figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). But some Leeds wards have seen the population explode over the last five years of available data, with many more people moving in. These are the nine Leeds areas where the population increased by more than the city's average from 2013 to 2018:

Little London & Woodhouse: This ward includes the University area and most of the city centre. The population increased by 26.5 per cent from 2013 to 2018.
Hunslet & Riverside: This ward includes the south of the city centre. The population increased by 16 per cent from 2013 to 2018.

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The population of Gipton and Harehills increased by 14.1 per cent from 2013 to 2018.
The population of Beeston and Holbeck increased by 9 per cent from 2013 to 2018
The population of Burmantofts and Richmond Hill increased by 8.1 per cent from 2013 to 2018
The population of Headingley and Hyde Park increased by 7.6 per cent from 2013 to 2018
The population of Cross Gates and Whinmoor increased by 5 per cent from 2013 to 2018
The population of the Middleton Park ward increased by 5 per cent from 2013 to 2018
The population of Pudsey increased by 3.5 per cent from 2013 to 2018