Introducing the Isle of Man Population Atlas

The Isle of Man Population Atlas captures and presents the population of the Isle of Man through more than 130 imaginative maps and graphs and offers an authoritative commentary on a wide range of population issues.

This website complements the information in the Atlas. Many of the maps and graphs from the Atlas have been made available here for use in accordance with copyright. This site will be used to publish new and updated information from the 2016 Census as the results become available. If you have an interest in the Isle of Man or population issues, the Atlas itself contains much more information and commentary for you to enjoy and digest.

The Isle of Man Population Atlas had two successful print runs but is now out of print.

Many thanks

Paul Craine

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Update on population - June 2019
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There has been a technical delay publishing the Q2 COMIN Report - but I have obtained data from the Economic Affairs Division in advance relating to the number of people registered with a GP and the population estimates for June 2019. The graph above shows the population estimates for June 2019. Th…

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Isle of Man: population changes since the 2016 Census
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The graphs and commentary below provide an update on what has happened to the population of the Isle of Man since the 2016 Census. It is three years since the 2016 Census recorded that three decades of continuous population growth had come to an end. The Island’s population had fallen by almost 1,2…

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The Population Challenges in 12 slides
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The Cabinet Office published a 'white paper' at the end of February 2018 entitled 'Meeting our Population Challenges. These challenges are identified as: i) the first fall in population for 30 years ii) the declining numbers of births iii) the net emigration of young people and iv) the growing numb…

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The 2016 Census. Part 3 - population decline
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The 2016 Census Report recorded the first drop in the population of the Isle of Man since 1986. It may not have come as a complete surprise, but it still came as a shock. The economy of the Isle of Man is in its 4th decade of continuous economic growth, having not experienced recession since 1983/8…

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