South West population statistics

In 2019, there were 5.6M residents in South West region with an average age of 42.6 years. Population density was 236 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 13.0% since 2002 and population average age increased by 1.9 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.33 residents per household in 2011.

5.6M

total residents
estimates 2019

42.6

average age
estimates 2019

236

population density
estimates 2019

2.33

residents per household
Census 2011

South West population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2019.

South West population density map

South West population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2019.

South West population average age map

South West population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

South West population growth

South West 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.

South West births and deaths

South West 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.

South West population pyramid by year

South West population share by decade of age

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

South West population share by decade of age by year

South West working age population share

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

South West working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15992k17.6%19.1%
16-643.4M60.1%62.3%
65+1.3M22.3%18.5%

South West average age rank

Comparison of regions average ages, 2019 population estimates.

42.6

South West
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
South West average age rank by year

South West population average age

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

South West population average age by year

Other reports for South West region

population changes

home energy certificates

home features

property prices

energy costs

crime statistics

salary and unemployment

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