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The population of the boroughs in the Metropolitan County of Merseyside.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, passport, country of birth, ethnic group, religion).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1981-06-30
Population
Estimate
1991-06-30
Population
Estimate
2001-06-30
Population
Estimate
2011-06-30
Population
Estimate
2018-06-30
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough173,600155,100151,200145,903149,571
LiverpoolMetropolitan Borough517,000475,600441,900465,656494,814
SeftonMetropolitan Borough300,100292,900282,900273,969275,396
St HelensMetropolitan Borough190,800180,100176,800175,405180,049
WirralMetropolitan Borough340,500334,300315,000319,837323,235
MerseysideMetropolitan County1,522,0001,438,0001,367,8001,380,7701,423,065

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


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males695,466
Females727,599
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years286,573
18-64 years867,740
65+ years268,752
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years165,884
10-19 years156,721
20-29 years203,828
30-39 years180,708
40-49 years167,817
50-59 years194,919
60-69 years160,193
70-79 years118,980
80+ years74,015
Passport (C 2011)
UK1,084,915
Republic of Ireland8,563
EU (other)17,934
other passport24,746
no passport251,168
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK1,302,445
Republic of Ireland8,128
EU (other)21,333
Other country49,283
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White1,305,303
Asian30,405
Black14,552
Arab6,379
Mixed/multiple20,954
Other ethnic group3,596
Religion (C 2011)
Christian1,022,711
Muslim19,247
Hindu4,386
Sikh955
Jewish3,014
Buddhist3,908
Other religion3,090
No religion238,198