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Wigan population statistics

In 2017, there were 314k residents in Wigan postcode area with an average age of 40.8 years. Population density was 1.5k residents per square kilometer. In England and Wales, the average age was 40. Based on Census, there were 2.35 residents per household in 2011.


total residents
estimates 2017


average age
estimates 2017


population density
estimates 2017


residents per household
Census 2011

Wigan population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2017.

Wigan population density map

Wigan population average age map

Population average age by LSOA(County) in 2017.

Wigan population average age map

Wigan population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Wigan population growth

Wigan births and deaths

by a 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

Wigan population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2017. Females shown on the left males shown on the left.

Wigan population pyramid by year

Wigan population share by decade of age

Ordered from most to least populous age group, 2017.

Wigan population share by decade of age by year

Wigan population by working age group

age grouphead-countshare in population

Wigan average age rank

Comparison of postcode area average age to other postcode areas, 2017 population estimates.

Wigan average age rank by year

Wigan population average age

Annual area statistics of population average age compared to country statistics.

Wigan population average age by year

Wigan residential areas map

Purple-colored area is a business or an industrial area. Green-colored area is more quite and better for living. Mapping is based on UK Census 2011 data. Color is ratio of number of residents divided by a number of workday people.

Wigan residential areas map

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Wigan population changes

Wigan crime statistics

Wigan salary and unemployment

Wigan home features

Wigan real estate market

Wigan home energy certificates

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