Chesterfield Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Chesterfield was 103,788 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Chesterfield is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

94.6% of people living in Chesterfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.4% of people living in Chesterfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% German, 0.1% Slovak.

The religious make up of Chesterfield is 63.8% Christian, 26.8% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 7,642 people did not state a religion. 252 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 18 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.3% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 6,495 widowed people living in Chesterfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Chesterfield are Professional 14.5%, Elementary 12.5%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.1%.