West Midlands population statistics

In 2019, there were 5.9M residents in West Midlands region with an average age of 40 years. Population density was 457 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 11.9% since 2002 and population average age increased by 1.3 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.44 residents per household in 2011.

5.9M

total residents
estimates 2019

40

average age
estimates 2019

457

population density
estimates 2019

2.44

residents per household
Census 2011

West Midlands population density map

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

West Midlands population density map

West Midlands population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2019.

West Midlands population average age map

West Midlands population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

West Midlands population growth

West Midlands 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.

West Midlands births and deaths

West Midlands 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.

West Midlands population pyramid by year

West Midlands population share by decade of age

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

West Midlands population share by decade of age by year

West Midlands working age population share

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

West Midlands working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-151.2M19.7%19.1%
16-643.7M61.7%62.3%
65+1.1M18.6%18.5%

West Midlands average age rank

Comparison of regions average ages, 2019 population estimates.

40

West Midlands
average age

40.3

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

West Midlands population average age

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

West Midlands population average age by year

Other reports for West Midlands region

population changes

home energy certificates

home features

property prices

energy costs

crime statistics

salary and unemployment

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