Haringey population by age

Since 2011, Haringey has seen the following changes:

  • 8% decrease in children aged under 15
  • 4% increase in adults aged 15 to 64 and
  • 24% increase in those aged 65 and over

The population is split in 3 broad age groups:

  • Under 15 years: 27,700
  • 15 to 64 years: 191,300
  • 65 and over: 27,700

Children and young people

The Census 2021 recorded 59,800 children and young people aged between 0-19 years usually resident in Haringey, compared to 63,374 in the Census 2011, a decrease of  around 5.7%.

In 2021 the largest age group in Haringey (split by 5-year age bands) was that of people aged 30 - 34 (25,900 people or 9.80%).

An older Haringey

Between 2011-2021, the group of people aged 50–64 saw the largest increase. The groups of people 0–4 and 25-34 saw the largest decrease.

The Census 2021 recorded 27,700 usual residents aged 65 years and over. This compares to approximately 22,369 in Census 2011. An increase of around 24%.

Overall, Haringey is ageing faster than London. The borough still has a lower proportion of people aged 65+ than London overall, but we're catching up fast.

Page last updated:

December 22, 2022

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