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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
2020-06-30
BoltonMetropolitan Borough262,100261,300261,300277,296288,248
BuryMetropolitan Borough177,100178,300180,700185,422190,708
ManchesterMetropolitan Borough459,200432,700422,900502,902555,741
Oldham Metropolitan Borough221,400218,500218,500225,157237,628
RochdaleMetropolitan Borough208,200203,900206,400211,929223,659
SalfordMetropolitan Borough249,200230,800217,000234,487262,697
StockportMetropolitan Borough292,600288,600284,600283,253294,197
TamesideMetropolitan Borough218,600218,000213,100219,727227,117
TraffordMetropolitan Borough222,900215,800210,200227,091237,579
WiganMetropolitan Borough307,000305,600301,500318,122330,712
Greater ManchesterMetropolitan County2,618,2002,553,6002,516,1002,685,3862,848,286

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


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males1,418,318
Females1,429,968
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years648,590
18-64 years1,747,288
65+ years452,408
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years368,617
10-19 years345,520
20-29 years409,995
30-39 years409,644
40-49 years349,359
50-59 years365,851
60-69 years270,871
70-79 years211,382
80-89 years96,873
90+ years20,174
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