In 2019, the total population of Greater Manchester county was 2.8M and it increased by 313k people since 2002. That's 12.4% population growth . Population average age was 38.3 and it increased by 0.6 years since 2002. The county was ageing slower than England and Wales in which the age grew by 1.6 years in the same period. The population was growing slower than population in England and Wales which grew by 13.0%.

+313k

population growth since 2002

+12.4%

population growth since 2002

+0.6 yrs

average age change since 2002

Greater Manchester headcount change map

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

Greater Manchester headcount change rank

Compares speed of population growth to other counties. Areas with the highest population growth are on the left. Shows relative population change between 2002 and 2019.

Greater Manchester population growth rate

Shows year over year population change.

Greater Manchester population growth

Shows total population by year.

Greater Manchester average age change map

Shows population's average age change since 2002.

Greater Manchester population average age change rank

Compares the speed of average age change in the counties. 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 2019.

Greater Manchester population average age

Annual statistics of population's average age.

Greater Manchester male and female average age

Annual statistics of population's average age by sex.

Greater Manchester population changes compared to other counties

Comparison to other counties. Metrics show a percentage change in the headcount between 2002 and 2019 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 2019.