Wakefield (W1F)

The W1F postcode area is located in the Wakefield postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 987 individual postcodes.

There are 0 electoral wards in the W1F postcode area, including London, which come under the local authority of the City of London,Westminster Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 47% of people in W1F are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of W1F are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.



  • 84%WORKING

16% of people in W1F are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 47%AB
  • 42%C2/C2
  • 11%DE

According to census records, 47% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 40%WHITE
  • 60%NON-WHITE

40% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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Greater London

The county of Greater London

W1F is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

W1F Electoral Wards

The postal region of W1F, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeW1F
Postal TownWakefield
MSOA NameWestminster 013
LSOA NameWestminster 013F
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
Local AuthorityCity of London,Westminster
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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