In 2020, the total population of Wales region was 3.2M and it increased by 247k people since 2002. That's 8.4% population growth . Population average age was 41.9 and it increased by 2.2 years since 2002. The region was ageing faster than England and Wales in which the age grew by 1.7 years in the same period. The population was growing slower than population in England and Wales which grew by 13.5%.

+247k

population growth since 2002

+8.4%

population growth since 2002

+2.2 yrs

average age change since 2002

Wales headcount change rank

Compares speed of population growth to other regions. Areas with the highest population growth are on the left. Shows relative population change between 2002 and 2020.

Wales headcount change map

Compares the latest population estimates with population estimates in 2002 and shows percentage difference.

Wales population growth rate

Shows year over year population change.

Wales population growth

Shows total population by year.

Wales average age change map

Shows population's average age change since 2002.

Wales population average age change rank

Compares the speed of average age change in the regions. Areas with the fastest ageing population are on the left, the areas with their population becoming younger are on the right. Compares change between 2002 and 2020.

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Wales population average age

Annual statistics of population's average age.

Wales male and female average age

Annual statistics of population's average age by sex.

Wales population changes compared to other regions

Comparison to other regions. Metrics show a percentage change in the headcount between 2002 and 2020 on y-axis and change of the population's average age on x-axis. The size of the circle is directly proportional to the total population in 2020.