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About our population and area

Information on how to find out about East Riding facts and figures, intelligence about our services and how to access a range of data sets on population, geographic areas, housing and the economy.

How do I find out about East Riding facts and figures?

A great deal of information is available on the East Riding Intelligence Hub. On the website, you can use our geographic profiles, search for data via our Data Explorer function or browse our strategic assessments, all designed to give you the most up to date and relevant data. 

The data shown on the Intelligence Hub is all referenced from its original source so you can find out more information about each indicator. Data is also available to download or plot onto a graph or map. Themes include the following:

  • Population
  • Deprivation
  • Economic
  • Education
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Leisure and Culture.

East Riding Intelligence Hub (external website)

Can I access population data?

There is a range of information about Wards, Parishes and the East Riding on the Intelligence Hub, under the Area Profile tab. There is also a range of interactive maps and data sets available on the Data Explorer, which can be downloaded into smaller geographic areas such as Lower Super Output Areas, Wards or Local Authority level.

What is a Lower Super Output Area (LSOA)?

An LSOA is a geographical area used in the census, designed to improve the reporting of small area statistics. LSOAs are based on population and, on average, contain about 1500 people.