Figures reveal the areas of Doncaster where the population has exploded over the last five years

Here are the areas of Doncaster where the population is growing the fastest, listed from lowest to highest population increase.

Wednesday, 11th November 2020, 4:44 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th November 2020, 4:44 pm
Top picture: Mexborough Bottom left: Hexthorpe; bottom right: Tickhill

In one area of Doncaster the population has increased by 12 per cent between 2014 and 2019, according to the latest available figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

Scroll down and click through to discover the 10 areas in the borough have seen the largest increase over the last five years.

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The biggest population increases in the borough has been in the town centre, where the population has risen from 20,875 in 2014 to 23,381 in 2019 - which equates to an increase of 12 per cent. Picture: Dean Atkins
The village of Finningley has seen a population increase of 11.1 per cent between 2014 and 2019. ONS figures show there were15,294 people living in the area in 2014, rising to 16,987 in 2019. Pictured is Finningley duck pond. Picture: Marie Caley
The population in Tickhill and Wadsworth has risen from 10,405 in 2014 to 11,172 in 2019, which equates to a rise of 7.4 per cent. Pictured are crowds at the grounds of Tickhill Castle during its annual open day. Picture: Rochelle Barrand
Hexthorpe and Balby North, on the edge of the town centre, have seen their population increase by 5.5 per cent between 2014 and 2019. According to the ONS, there were 13,121 people living there, rising to 13,838 in 2019. Pictured is Hexthorpe Road, Hexthorpe. Picture by Brian Eyre
The number of people living in Edlington and Warmsworth, in the south-west of the borough, has increased from 11,569 in 2014 to 11,990 in 2019. This equates to a rise of 3.6 per cent. Pictured is the Pit Wood in Edlington. Picture: Marie Caley
Bessacarr, on the south-east edge of Doncaster, has seen its population rise by 3.1 per cent during the period 2014 - 2019. ONS figures show the population was 14,609 in 2014, increasing to 15,063 in 2019. Picture: Google
Situated to the west of the borough, Mexborough's population has increased from 15,192 in 2014 to 15,570 in 2019. This equates to a rise of 2.5 per cent. Pictured is the Sheffield and South Yorkshire navigations canal in Mexborough.
The Doncaster suburb of Bentley has seen its population rise by 1.8 per cent between 2014 and 2019. ONS figures state there were 17,399 people living in the area in 2014, rising to 17,659 in 2019. Pictured is Bentley railway station.
Thorne and Moorends, a former mining area of the town, has seen its population rise from 17,399 in 2014 to 17,659 in 2019. This equates to an increase of 1.5 per cent. Pictured is Thorne canal. Picture by Marie Caley
The Stainforth and Barnby Dun area, which is located to the north east of the town, had a population increase of 1.18 per cent between 2014 and 2019. Figures show the area had an population of 9,828 in 2014, increasing to 9,944 in 2019. Picture: Google