Based on 2013 mid-year estimates* Westminster has an estimated population of 226,841.
Source: * Mid Year Estimates 2013, ONS
Westminster has a higher proportion of working-age residents, and a lower proportion of younger and older residents than the London average.
|Number||% (as a percentage of 18-64 year olds)|
|People aged 18-64 estimated to have a moderate or serious physical disability||14,101||7%|
|People aged 18-64 estimated to have a common mental disorder||26,212||17%|
|People aged 18-64 estimated to have a learning disability||4,032||3%|
|Number||% (as a percentage of 65+)|
Total Population aged 65 and over with a limiting long-term illness
The information collected by Oxford Brookes University on limiting long-term illness does not equate to the definition of disability in the Equality Act 2010. However, it is the best indicator of the number of disabled persons in Westminster.
Weddings and civil ceremonies in Westminster 2013
|Total weddings||Female civil partnerships||Male civil partnerships||Total civil partnerships|
The 2011 census asked about people in civil partnerships. The census shows that there were 1539 people in registered civil partnerships in Westminster – which accounted for 6% of all people living in same-sex couples in London, and 2% of all people living in same-sex couples in England.
Live births by local authority of usual residence of mother, numbers, General Fertility Rates and Total Fertility Rates, 2013
|Live births||General fertility rates||Total fertility rates|
Source: ONS, 2014
The General Fertility Rate (GFR) is the number of live births per 1,000 women aged 15-44. The GFRs have been calculated using the 2012 mid-year population estimates.
The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) is the average number of live children that a group of women would bear if they experienced the age-specific fertility rates of the calendar year in question throughout their childbearing lifespan.
|Ethnicity||Total (in thousands)||%||Male||Female|
|Mixed: White and Asian||3.6||1.6%||51%||49%|
|Mixed: Other Mixed||4.0||1.8%||47%||53%|
|Mixed: White and Black Caribbean||1.9||0.9%||47%||53%|
|Mixed: White and Black African||1.9||0..9%||49%||51%|
Source: Census, 2011 (ONS)
|Religion||Total (in thousands||%|
|No religion stated||20.5||0.1%|
Source: Census, 2011 (ONS)
It is not possible to know how many LGB people live in the City of Westminster or indeed in the UK as no baseline data exists on this issue. In the absence of this data, it is generally estimated that between five and ten percent of the population identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual. This would mean that there were between 9,064 and 18,128 LGB people living in the City of Westminster seven years ago, based on the most recent census data from Galop.
There is no reliable estimate of the number of persons proposing to undergo, is undergoing or has undergone gender reassignment.