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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
2019-06-30
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough173,600155,100151,200145,903150,862
LiverpoolMetropolitan Borough517,000475,600441,900465,656498,042
SeftonMetropolitan Borough300,100292,900282,900273,969276,410
St HelensMetropolitan Borough190,800180,100176,800175,405180,585
WirralMetropolitan Borough340,500334,300315,000319,837324,011
MerseysideMetropolitan County1,522,0001,438,0001,367,8001,380,7701,429,910

Source: UK National Statistics (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males699,450
Females730,460
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-17 years288,287
18-64 years868,884
65+ years272,739
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years165,917
10-19 years157,027
20-29 years203,552
30-39 years184,478
40-49 years165,231
50-59 years195,110
60-69 years161,837
70-79 years121,401
80-89 years62,767
90+ years12,590
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