Wigan population statistics

In 2019, there were 317k residents in Wigan postcode area with an average age of 41.2 years. Population density was 1.5k residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 6.7% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2.8 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.35 residents per household in 2011.

317k

total residents
estimates 2019

41.2

average age
estimates 2019

1.5k

population density
estimates 2019

2.35

residents per household
Census 2011

Wigan population density map

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

Wigan population density map

Wigan population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Wigan population average age map

Wigan population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Wigan population growth

Wigan 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.

Wigan births and deaths

Wigan 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.

Wigan population pyramid by year

Wigan population share by decade of age

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

Wigan population share by decade of age by year

Wigan working age population share

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

Wigan working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1559.6k18.8%19.1%
16-64195k61.7%62.3%
65+61.6k19.5%18.5%

Wigan average age rank

Comparison of postcode areas average ages, 2019 population estimates.

41.2

Wigan
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Wigan average age rank by year

Wigan population average age

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

Wigan population average age by year

Wigan 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.

Wigan residential areas map

Other reports for Wigan postcode area

population changes

crime statistics

property prices

home features

salary and unemployment

energy costs

home energy certificates

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