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Wigan

Metropolitan Borough in Greater Manchester

Contents: Population

The population development of Wigan as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

WiganMetropolitan Borough307,000305,600301,500318,122326,088
Greater ManchesterMetropolitan County2,618,2002,553,6002,516,1002,685,3862,812,569

Source: UK Office for National Statistics. (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males162,617
Females163,471
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years68,388
18-64 years195,863
65+ years61,837
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years38,441
10-19 years36,677
20-29 years37,848
30-39 years41,973
40-49 years43,739
50-59 years47,264
60-69 years36,310
70-79 years30,085
80+ years13,751
Passport (C 2011)
UK248,737
Republic of Ireland939
EU (other)3,241
other passport2,717
no passport63,034
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK306,656
Republic of Ireland1,131
EU (other)3,980
Other country6,082
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White309,193
Asian3,519
Black1,678
Arab304
Mixed/multiple2,756
Other ethnic group399
Religion (C 2011)
Christian247,223
Muslim2,162
Hindu682
Sikh62
Jewish71
Buddhist703
Other religion689
No religion48,640