Information about Wales

Wales is the third populous country in the United Kingdom after England (53 million) and Scotland (5.3 million), with a population of just over 3 million people as of the 2011 census. Below you can find demographic data for Wales as a whole.

Gender

Gender
Male 1,504,228
Female 1,559,228
Total 3,063,456

Age Groups

Age Groups
0-4 178,301
5-7 99,429
8-9 63,650
10-14 177,748
15 37,168
16-17 77,111
18-19 84,841
20-24 211,924
25-29 185,728
30-44 570,894
45-59 609,233
60-64 204,885
65-74 300,550
75-84 187,434
85-89 49,360
90+ 25,200
Total 3,063,456

Relationship Status

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 840,347
Married 1,167,315
Divorced 242,193
Separated 54,686
Widowed 197,965
Same Sex 4,654
Total 2,507,160

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 2,928,253
Mixed Ethnicity 31,521
Indian 17,256
Pakistani 12,229
Bangladeshi 10,687
Chinese 13,638
Other Asian 16,318
Black African 11,887
Black Caribbean 3,809
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2,580
Other 15,278
Total 3,063,456

Country of Birth

Country of Birth
England 636,266
Wales 2,226,005
Scotland 24,346
Northern Ireland 8,253
Republic of Ireland 12,175
European Union 55,360
Other 101,051
Total 3,063,456

Passport(s) Held

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports, so this table does not include a total.

Passport(s) Held
None 687,519
United Kingdom 2,282,084
Republic of Ireland 10,671
Europe (including European Union) 45,566
African Countries 8,895
Middle East or Asia 30,126
North America or Caribbean 6,508
Central America 207
South America 898
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 4,469

Religion

Religion
Christian 1,763,299
No Religion 982,997
Buddhist 9,117
Hindu 10,434
Jewish 2,064
Muslim 45,950
Sikh 2,962
Other Religion 12,705
Not Stated 233,928
Total 3,063,456