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Birmingham population | Population and census | Birmingham City Council

Birmingham population

1,141,400 people live in Birmingham according to the 2018 mid-year population estimates. This is an increase of 4,300 (0.4%) people since 2017.

22.8% (259,000) are children
64.3% (731,500) are of working age
13.0% (147,900) are pensioners

2019 mid-year population estimate gives an overview of Birmingham’s population, highlighting key trends and providing a comparison with other areas.

2019 mid-year population tool provides more detailed information about Birmingham population, charts and diagrams are also included.

2011 Census Profile for Birmingham displays key statistics relating to ethnicity, economic activity and housing.

2011 Census population and migration in Birmingham gives an overview of Birmingham’s population including information about past migration from overseas.