Illinois population by gender
The table below shows Illinois's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Illinois population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 50.61% females and 49.39% males in Illinois.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Illinois state as compared to the nation.
Illinois gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Illinois, there are less men than women. The Illinois gender ratio is 97.6:100 i.e. 97.6 men to 100 women (0.976).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Illinois gender ratio by age
In Illinois, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 104.5 boys per 100 girls (104.5:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 60.3 males per 100 females (60.3:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Illinois.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||381,213||364,468||1.05|
|5 to 9 years||397,940||383,394||1.04|
|10 to 14 years||433,292||413,063||1.05|
|15 to 19 years||434,936||415,168||1.05|
|20 to 24 years||422,693||410,768||1.03|
|25 to 29 years||443,153||437,334||1.01|
|30 to 34 years||439,475||431,580||1.02|
|35 to 39 years||434,478||429,049||1.01|
|40 to 44 years||409,290||403,904||1.01|
|45 to 49 years||406,583||406,528||1.00|
|50 to 54 years||412,702||414,670||1.00|
|55 to 59 years||431,013||438,484||0.98|
|60 to 64 years||395,189||418,711||0.94|
|65 to 69 years||318,962||352,534||0.90|
|70 to 74 years||240,656||278,135||0.87|
|75 to 79 years||149,160||190,748||0.78|
|80 to 84 years||94,438||132,905||0.71|
|85 years and over||87,003||168,194||0.52|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.046 i.e. 104.6 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.944 i.e. 5.6 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.517 i.e. 51.7 senior men per 100 senior women.
Illinois population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 443,153. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 55-59 years with a population of 438,484.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 381,213 boys and 364,468 girls in Illinois. Thus there are 16,745 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 395,189 males and 418,711 females in Illinois. Thus there are 23,522 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 87,003 males and 168,194 females.
Things to know
What percent of Illinois is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Illinois population of 12.82 million, 50.61% percent are females.
What percentage of Illinois is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Illinois population of 12.82 million, 49.39% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Illinois?
In Illinois, the male to female ratio is 97.6:100 i.e. 97.6 men to 100 women (0.976).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates