Census Data

West Midlands: Sex

Location Type: Combined Authorities, ONS Geographic Code: E47000007

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Key Facts

All Residents 2,919,653
Male 1,433,051
Female 1,486,603
Households 1,131,763

The ONS doesn't publish census data directly for Combined Authorities. The figures on this page are aggregated from census areas contained within West Midlands. They may not, therefore, be precisely accurate. Age-standardised statistics and population density are not available for aggregated datasets.

Table Codets008
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options2

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by sex. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


This is the sex recorded by the person completing the census. The options were “Female” and “Male”.

More information at the ONS website

Sex: All persons 2,919,654
Female 1,486,603
Male 1,433,051

These values are calculated by adding up the values for census output areas contained within West Midlands. They may, therefore, be slightly inaccurate due to administrative boundaries not precisely aligning with census boundaries.

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