Wirral Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Wirral was 319,783 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.
The average age of people in Wirral is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.
92.9% of people living in Wirral were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% China, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Bangladesh.
98.4% of people living in Wirral speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Malayalam.
The religious make up of Wirral is 70.4% Christian, 20.9% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh.
21,640 people did not state a religion. 909 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 24 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
44.0% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.3% are separated or divorced. There are 20,865 widowed people living in Wirral.
The top occupations listed by people in Wirral are Professional 17.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Elementary 10.1%, Administrative 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.6%.
Browse for Wirral Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- North West LocalStats
- Wirral Areas
- Bebington, Bidston and St James, Birkenhead and Tranmere, Bromborough, Clatterbridge, Claughton, Eastham, Greasby, Frankby and Irby, Heswall, Hoylake and Meols, Leasowe and Moreton East, Liscard, Moreton West and Saughall Massie, New Brighton, Oxton, Pensby and Thingwall, Prenton, Rock Ferry, Seacombe, Upton, Wallasey, West Kirby and Thurstaston
- 2011 Census United Kingdom