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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
2020-06-30
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough173,600155,100151,200145,903152,452
LiverpoolMetropolitan Borough517,000475,600441,900465,656500,474
SeftonMetropolitan Borough300,100292,900282,900273,969275,899
St HelensMetropolitan Borough190,800180,100176,800175,405181,095
WirralMetropolitan Borough340,500334,300315,000319,837324,336
MerseysideMetropolitan County1,522,0001,438,0001,367,8001,380,7701,434,256

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


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males701,978
Females732,278
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years289,603
18-64 years870,363
65+ years274,290
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years164,763
10-19 years159,179
20-29 years201,824
30-39 years188,403
40-49 years163,588
50-59 years194,086
60-69 years164,192
70-79 years123,293
80-89 years62,430
90+ years12,498
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