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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 Borough307,000305,600301,500318,122330,712
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)
Males164,901
Females165,811
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years69,384
18-64 years197,908
65+ years63,420
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years37,912
10-19 years38,017
20-29 years37,537
30-39 years43,475
40-49 years41,915
50-59 years49,160
60-69 years36,394
70-79 years31,606
80-89 years12,458
90+ years2,238
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