Greater Manchester population statistics

In 2019, there were 2.8M residents in Greater Manchester county with an average age of 38.3 years. Population density was 2.2k residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 12.4% since 2002 and population average age increased by 0.6 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.38 residents per household in 2011.

2.8M

total residents
estimates 2019

38.3

average age
estimates 2019

2.2k

population density
estimates 2019

2.38

residents per household
Census 2011

Greater Manchester population density map

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

Greater Manchester population density map

Greater Manchester population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Greater Manchester population average age map

Greater Manchester population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Greater Manchester population growth

Greater Manchester 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.

Greater Manchester births and deaths

Greater Manchester population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2019. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Greater Manchester population pyramid by year

Greater Manchester population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2019.

Greater Manchester population share by decade of age by year

Greater Manchester working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2019.

Greater Manchester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15582k20.5%19.1%
16-641.8M63.6%62.3%
65+451k15.9%18.5%

Greater Manchester average age rank

Comparison of counties average ages, 2019 population estimates.

38.3

Greater Manchester
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Greater Manchester average age rank by year

Greater Manchester population average age

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

Greater Manchester population average age by year

Greater Manchester 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.

Greater Manchester residential areas map

Other reports for Greater Manchester county

population changes

crime statistics

property prices

home features

salary and unemployment

energy costs

home energy certificates

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