Information about Manchester

Population
551,938
Avg Annual Income
£37,071
Full Time Employees
25.27%
Average Age
34.36
Manchester Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Manchester is 551,938 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Manchester is 277,877, and the female population is 274,061. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 268,572, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 65,875. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (199,873), followed by No religion (179,037), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (93,533), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (70,524). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Manchester area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (139,483), while 57,182 adults mentioned they are Student.

Education

Regarding education, 164,763 adults have Level 3 education, while 45,164 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Manchester area are

  • Professional occupations (55875)
  • Elementary occupations (31651), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (31626)

Age

The average age of people living in Manchester is 34 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (107284), Between 15 to 24 (104305), and Between 25 to 34 (100584). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Manchester has Full-time students (76,856) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (69,601), and Never worked and long-term unemployed (57,390). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of Manchester

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Age | Manchester
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Population of Manchester over the years

Male Population of Manchester over the years
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Postcodes in Manchester

The postcode district M, WA are associated with the Manchester, and there are total 27 postcode areas (listed below). The Manchester has a total of 21414 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Manchester
NameType
AreaManchester
Ward

Ancoats & Beswick

Ardwick

Baguley

Brooklands

Burnage

Charlestown

Cheetham

Chorlton

Chorlton Park

Clayton & Openshaw

Crumpsall

Deansgate

Didsbury East

Didsbury West

Fallowfield

Gorton & Abbey Hey

Harpurhey

Higher Blackley

Hulme

Levenshulme

Longsight

Miles Platting & Newton Heath

Moss Side

Moston

Northenden

Old Moat

Piccadilly

Rusholme

Sharston

Whalley Range

Withington

Woodhouse Park

LTLA22
UTLA22Manchester
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland