Wigan population statistics

In 2020, there were 317k residents in Wigan postcode area with an average age of 41.3 years. Population density was 1.5k residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 7.1% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2.9 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.35 residents per household in 2011.

317k

total residents
estimates 2020

41.3

average age
estimates 2020

1.5k

population density
estimates 2020

2.35

residents per household
Census 2011

Wigan population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2018.

Wigan population density map

Wigan population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Wigan population average age map

Wigan population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Wigan population growth

Wigan births and deaths

by year. Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year. It can take months for a death referred to a coroner to be registered.

Wigan births and deaths

Plumplot area insights - interactive charts and maps

Plumplot area insights - interactive maps and charts

Wigan population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2020. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Wigan population pyramid by year

Wigan population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2020.

Wigan population share by decade of age by year

Wigan working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2020.

Wigan working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1559.5k18.7%19.1%
16-64196k61.7%62.2%
65+62.0k19.5%18.6%

Wigan average age rank

Comparison of postcode areas average ages, 2020 population estimates.

41.3

Wigan
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age

Wigan average age rank by year

Wigan population average age

Annual area statistics of Wigan's population average age compared to country statistics.

Wigan population average age by year

Wigan residential areas map

Purple-colored areas are business or industrial areas. Green-colored areas provide quieter surroundings and better living. Map is based on a UK Census 2011 data. Colors calculated from the ratio of number of residents divided by a number of workday people.

Wigan residential areas map

Other reports for Wigan postcode area

population changes

energy costs

salary and unemployment

property prices

crime statistics

home features

home energy certificates

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