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Wigan

Metropolitan Borough in North West England

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The population development in Wigan as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2001-04-29
Population
Census
2011-03-27
Population
Estimate
2018-06-30
WiganMetropolitan Borough301,415317,849326,088
AbramWard13,30515,02015,746
AshtonWard11,79812,19912,030
Aspull New Springs WhelleyWard12,20712,72812,885
Astley Mosley CommonWard11,43111,27011,382
AtherleighWard9,76211,58112,097
AthertonWard14,00614,77215,381
BrynWard11,76511,66211,538
DouglasWard11,05712,89213,727
Golborne and Lowton WestWard11,02611,91411,971
HindleyWard12,02713,38513,683
Hindley GreenWard10,66311,18611,181
InceWard12,07013,48614,340
Leigh EastWard11,32812,32412,518
Leigh SouthWard13,49514,01114,407
Leigh WestWard14,53914,93915,426
Lowton EastWard12,43312,61712,646
OrrellWard10,52311,51312,177
PembertonWard13,63813,98214,858
Shevington with Lower GroundWard11,72511,48211,540
Standish with LangtreeWard12,05312,18212,131
TyldesleyWard13,45914,34114,961
Wigan CentralWard11,16711,71212,137
Wigan WestWard12,83313,41413,232
WinstanleyWard10,65811,26411,791
Worsley MesnesWard12,45511,97312,303
North West EnglandRegion6,729,7647,052,1777,292,093

Source: UK Office for National Statistics (web).

Explanation: Wards as at December 2018. All area and population figures of wards are based on output areas. Thus, slight discrepancies are possible compared to the actual ward boundaries that are depicted in the map.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males162,617
Females163,471
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years68,388
18-64 years195,863
65+ years61,837
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years38,441
10-19 years36,677
20-29 years37,848
30-39 years41,973
40-49 years43,739
50-59 years47,264
60-69 years36,310
70-79 years30,085
80+ years13,751
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

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