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You can view any census data that is published on the Office for National Statistics website.
Since 1801, every ten years the Office for National Statistics sets aside one day for the census and a count of all people and households.
It is the most complete source of information about the population that we have.
The latest census was held on Sunday 27 March 2011.
Wards are areas of the city that have been established for the purposes of administration and elections for local councillors.
Preston is made up of a total of 22 wards each containing an average population of around 6000 people.
To find out more about Preston's wards you can download the ward maps from the documents section on this page.
We have produced a census fact sheet for each of Preston's 22 wards. These fact sheets contain a summary of the 2011 census data and information about your neighbourhood.
The equality data hub provides demographic information such as age, sex and religion for the population of Preston and the surrounding areas.
All the data provided has been sourced from the Office of National Statistics, Census 2011.
We have provided this information to help council departments, partners and community groups further improve their understanding of community needs to help plan and deliver their services.
This will allow us to prioritise and focus on specific equality areas as we continue to provide services that are free from discrimination and promote equality of opportunity.
The infographics provide a demographic make-up of each ward within Preston. For example they will tell you how many people there are aged between 30-44, which is the most popular religion, and how many people are unemployed in that area.
For a summary of some of the most important economic, social and environmental factors in Preston please visit Lancashire County Council - District profile Preston.
All of Preston's ward data is also available via the Equality data map.
To view the data:
If you want to jump to a particular ward or parish, select the relevant area from the dropdown list at the top left of the map window.
To switch on one of the data information layers shown in the left hand area, just click on the area. Once switched on, you can click on the areas that display on the map and the information for that area will be available for download.
We are committed to the Fairness agenda, promoting equality and cohesion, tackling inequalities and creating a harmonious society. We also have a duty to protect people from discrimination in the workplace and wider society under the Equality Act 2010.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.