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Contents: Boroughs

The population of the boroughs in the Metropolitan County of Greater Manchester.

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
2019-06-30
BoltonMetropolitan Borough262,100261,300261,300277,296287,550
BuryMetropolitan Borough177,100178,300180,700185,422190,990
ManchesterMetropolitan Borough459,200432,700422,900502,902552,858
Oldham Metropolitan Borough221,400218,500218,500225,157237,110
RochdaleMetropolitan Borough208,200203,900206,400211,929222,412
SalfordMetropolitan Borough249,200230,800217,000234,487258,834
StockportMetropolitan Borough292,600288,600284,600283,253293,423
TamesideMetropolitan Borough218,600218,000213,100219,727226,493
TraffordMetropolitan Borough222,900215,800210,200227,091237,354
WiganMetropolitan Borough307,000305,600301,500318,122328,662
Greater ManchesterMetropolitan County2,618,2002,553,6002,516,1002,685,3862,835,686

Source: UK National Statistics (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males1,410,193
Females1,425,493
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-17 years644,540
18-64 years1,740,359
65+ years450,787
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years371,314
10-19 years339,216
20-29 years412,697
30-39 years404,944
40-49 years350,402
50-59 years363,336
60-69 years268,898
70-79 years208,102
80-89 years96,669
90+ years20,108
Passport (C 2011)
UK2,068,278
Republic of Ireland23,054
EU (other)64,229
other passport101,820
no passport446,138
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK2,359,343
Republic of Ireland26,433
EU (other)65,396
Other country231,356
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White2,248,123
Asian272,173
Black74,097
Arab15,026
Mixed/multiple60,710
Other ethnic group12,399
Religion (C 2011)
Christian1,657,594
Muslim232,787
Hindu23,478
Sikh5,322
Jewish25,013
Buddhist9,555
Other religion7,429
No religion557,129