The population of Woking is 99,198 based on the 2011 Census, a 10.4% increase since 2001.
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- 19% aged 14 or under
- 66% aged between 15 and 64
- 15% aged 65 or over
- 49.54% males
- 50.46% female
There are 39,467 households in Woking (a household comprises one person living alone, or a group of people (not necessarily related) living at the same address with common housekeeping - that is, sharing either a living room or sitting room or at least one meal a day). A 6.8% increase.
- The average household size is 2.49 people
- Households with dependant children - 31.92%
- Households with one person only - 26.6%
- Households with 65+ only - 19.55%
- Households with children under 5 - 14.14%
- 83.6% White
- 2.35% Mixed background
- 10.68% Asian
- 1.39% Black or Black British
- 0.88% Chinese
- 1.1% Other Ethnic Group
- 58.32% Christian
- 23.12% no religion
- 7.38% Muslim
- 7.33% religion not stated
- 1.97% Hindu
- 0.68% Buddhist
- 0.22% Jewish
- 0.15% Sikh
- 0.34% Other
Information for wards
There are 17 wards in Woking and some wards have changed significantly due to the increase of population and the increase of 3,103 newly built houses over the last 10 years.
|Hermitage and Knaphill South||5193||5330||2.64%|
|Horsell East and Woodham||4326||4789||10.70%|
|Kingfield and Westfield||5211||5576||7.00%|
|Maybury and Sheerwater||8974||10574||17.83%|
|Mayford and Sutton Green||2369||2470||4.26%|
|Mount Hermon East||4621||5211||12.77%|
|Mount Hermon West||4487||6052||34.88%|
|St Johns and Hook Heath||4378||4656||6.35%|
Mount Hermon West showed a net dwelling increase of 570 units over the 10 year period which resulted in an increase in population by nearly 34.88% and an increase in the number of households by 21.49%
Goldsworth East showed a net dwelling increase of 346 units over the 10 year period which resulted in a population increase of 8.88% and a 6.18% increase in households.
Maybury and Sheerwater showed a net dwelling increase of 332 units over the 10 year period which resulted in a population increase of 17.83% and an 8.52% increase in households.
Knaphill showed a net dwelling increase of 318 units over the 10 year period which resulted in a population increase of 15.32% and a 12.25% increase in households.