Barnsley Overview

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The Big Picture

Barnsley is a town and local authority in South Yorkshire, with a population of approximately 250,000 people. The town has a mix of housing options, including many post-industrial properties which have been converted into desirable living spaces. The community in Barnsley is tight-knit, with many local groups and organizations working to support the town’s most vulnerable residents. Barnsley also has a vibrant arts and culture scene, with venues such as The Civic hosting regular performances and exhibitions. The town is home to many independent businesses, as well as larger employers such as ASOS and Barnsley Hospital. The local authority is committed to promoting economic growth, with recent investments in infrastructure including the £180m Better Barnsley regeneration scheme.

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Barnsley Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Barnsley’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Barnsley Diversity

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