2021 Census statistics for Warrington

The last Census for England and Wales took place on 21 March 2021 and involved around 25 million households.

The Census results provide a wide range of information about people and places including population and household figures for England and Wales as well as council areas.

Headline results for Warrington

The number of people living in Warrington has now reached 210,900, a 4.3% increase during the last 10 years.

Below is a taster of some of the results for Warrington: 

  • Population; 210,900
  • Men; 104,400
  • Women; 106,500
  • Number of households (occupied by at least 1 resident) 90,540
  • The average number of persons per square kilometre; 1,168
  • Nearly a fifth of the resident population are aged 0 to 15 years; 18.1% compared to 18.6% in England
  • 6 out of every 10 of the resident population are aged 16 to 64 years; 62.8% compared to 63.0% in England
  • Nearly a fifth of residents are aged 65 years or over; 19.0% compared to 18.4% in England

  • Persons aged 50 to 54 years of age make up the largest age group accounting for 7.6% of the population

Census statistics help paint a picture of Warrington, providing a detailed snapshot of the population and its characteristics, and underpinning public service funding allocations.

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Further details

For any further 2021 Census enquiries please email the Business Intelligence Team