Stockport Population 2021:- Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England. Stockport is 7 miles southeast of Manchester city centre, where the River Goyt and Tame merge to create the River Mersey. It is the largest town in the metropolitan borough of the same name.
Stockport in the 16th century was a small town entirely on the south bank of the Mersey. Stockport’s predominant industries of the 19th century were the cotton and allied industries.
To know the actual Population of Stockport 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:
- 2001:- 136,082
- 2011:- 137,130
- Stockport Population 2021:- 138,000 (Estimated)
By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Stockport 2021 according to the estimates is 138,000.
According to the 2001 UK census, Stockport had a population of 137,130, an increase of 0.08% from the 2001 census.
At the 2001 census, Stockport had a population of 136,082. The 2001 population density was 11,937 per mi2 (4,613 per km2), with a 100 to 94 female-to-male ratio. Of those aged 16–74, 29.2% had no academic qualifications, significantly higher than that of 25.7% in all of Stockport Metropolitan Borough but similar to the whole of England average at 28.9%.
Stockport’s principal commercial district is the town centre, with branches of most high-street stores to be found in the Merseyway Shopping Centre or The Peel Centre. Redrock Stockport has multiple screen cinemas, bars and several restaurants. Stockport is six miles (9.7 km) from Manchester, making it convenient for commuters and shoppers. Recently work has begun with talks of a metro link to Manchester, redevelopment of the old bus station amongst many old buildings becoming luxury apartments. Also, many roadworks deal with the intended growth from the development.
Since the start of the 20th century, Stockport has moved away from being a town dependent on cotton and its allied industries to one with a varied base. Stockportmakes the most of its varied heritage attractions, including a national museum of hatting, a unique system of Second World War air raid tunnel shelters in the town centre, and a late medieval merchants’ house on the 700-year-old Market Place.