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Our Communities








Merseyside has a population of 1.4 million residents and spans 249 Mid-2013, estimated igures showed Merseyside had a population total 

square miles (645 Km2) and is made up of ive Districts:
of 1,386,589, which is a 0.39 % increase on the 2011 Census population. 


The last Census in 2011 showed the population is split into 48.6% males 
• Liverpool

and 51.4% females. Merseyside has a lower proportion of children 
• Wirral
(16.5%) and higher proportions of working age residents (66.3%) and 


• Sefton
older people (17.2%) than the North West averages. (Census 2011)


• Knowsley

Ethnicity

• St Helens
(Census 2011 data)



The map shows where our Fire Stations are currently located
Ethnicity
Merseyside
%

(October 2014). Allerton Fire Station (13) will be closed from 1st April 

2015 following an Authority decision on 26th February 2015.
White
1,305,303
94.5%


Mixed
20954 1.6% 


Black and Black British 14552 1% 


Asian and Asian British 18851 1.4% 


Chinese and Other
21529 1.5%



Total
1,381,189
100.00%




Age

Children and people over pension age make up over 34% of the population 


of Merseyside. (Census 2011)





Age
Merseyside
%



0-14 228,290 16.5% 


15-64 915,042 66.3% 


65+ 237,857
17.2%


Total
1,381,189
100.00%






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