Demographics headline indicators

This data provides a range of statistics about Liverpool's current population and also what the city's future population might be if recent population trends continue.

A breakdown of the population by ethnic group is also provided.

All data points are the latest available data, as at 3rd March 2021.

Population and age profile
*Variable Liverpool United Kingdom
Total population 500,500 67,081,200
10 year population growth 7.5% 6.0%
Population forecast 2030 531,000 69,843,700
Aged 0-15 87,500 (17.5%) 12,727,600 (19.0%)
Aged 16-64 339,100 (67.8%) 41,845,000 (62.4%)
Aged 65+ 73,800 (14.7%) 12,508,600 (18.6%)

*ONS 2020 Population estimates

Population by ethnicity
Variable Liverpool **England and Wales
White British 84.8% 80.5%
White Irish 1.4% 0.9%
White Other 2.6% 4.4%
Mixed ethnicity 2.5% 2.2%
Asian/Asian British 4.2% 7.5%
Black/African/Caribbean/Black British 2.6% 3.3%
Other ethnicities 1.8% 1.0%

**Source: Census 2011 England and Wales

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Licence

Users are encouraged to use and re-use the information provided under the UK Open Government Licence.