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Population Statistics

Population Statistics for Residents of Lymm and North West

Extensive overview for Cheshire

How many people live in Lymm?

  • Total Population: 11,040 residents
  • Male: Female ratio: 49.1%:50.9%
  • Average age of population: 40.3 years
  • Population in good health: 74%

What is their typical ethnicity of those in Lymm?

  • 98.2% White
  • 0.7% Mixed
  • 0.1% Black
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 0.4% Other

See how Lymm compares with the North West from the information below:

How many people live in the North West?

The North West as of 2010 is home to 11% of the UK population making it the 3rd largest region in the country homing 1/5th of the UK population.

As of mid 2007 the population was 6.9 million. At the time this made the North West the second highest population density in the UK with 490 people per square kilometre people, compared to the England average of 390. Within the North West, the population density varied substantially, ranging from 24 people per sq km in Eden local authority in Cumbria, to 4,100 per sq km in Blackpool. London was the only other region in the UK with a higher population density, at 4,800 per sq km. The population density for Lymm in 2006 was 6.5 residents per hectare.

The below map shows the population density for areas in the North West.

Overview of the population density for the North West

The population is projected to continue to grow to 7.5 million in 2026, reversing the historical trend of a declining population.

The below graph shows the changes in the population for the North West.

Graph showing population trends from 1971 to 2026

What are the age demographics for those in North West?

The proportion of the population aged 65 or over was close to that of England as a whole, at 16.2% in 2007. The population of this age group for the North West in 2026 is projected to increase to 21%, marginally above that of England (20%).

Men aged 65 in 2005–07 could expect to live another 16.6 years and women 19.3 years. This compares with 17.3 and 20.0 in the UK as a whole.

The below information shows a breakdown across age groups in the North West.

Overview of the population density for the North West

Age RangeTotalMalesFemales
0 - 4 395389 202690 192699
5 - 9 438684 225030 213654
10 - 14 466225 238300 227925
15 - 19 436505 220912 215593
20 - 24 389325 190463 198862
25 - 29 415635 202689 212946
30 - 34 495830 241150 254680
35 - 39 519827 254782 265045
40 - 44 470931 232367 238564
45 - 49 428152 212312 215840
50 - 54 471017 234874 236143
55 - 59 383438 190213 193225
60 - 64 342726 167839 174887
65 - 69 305795 146305 159490
70 - 74 272399 121796 150603
75 - 79 225646 92469 133177
80 - 84 148077 52587 95490
85 - 89 83292 23685 59607
90 and over 40871 8491 32380
Totals 6729764 3258954 3470810

What is the typical ethnicity of those in North West?

Experimental statistics show that, compared with England as a whole, the North West had a higher proportion of the population classing themselves as White British (89 per cent) in 2007. The lowest proportions were in Manchester (69 per cent) and Blackburn with Darwen Unitary Authority (75 per cent).

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