Chelmsford Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Chelmsford was 168,310 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Chelmsford is 40, while the median age is also 40.
90.1% of people living in Chelmsford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Pakistan.
97.0% of people living in Chelmsford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German.
The religious make up of Chelmsford is 61.9% Christian, 27.6% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.
11,815 people did not state a religion. 632 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 12 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
51.0% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 8,268 widowed people living in Chelmsford.
The top occupations listed by people in Chelmsford are Professional 19.0%, Associate professional and technical 15.0%, Administrative and secretarial 13.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.2%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Administrative 10.0%, Elementary 8.9%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%.
Browse for Chelmsford Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- East of England LocalStats
- Chelmsford Areas
- Bicknacre and East and West Hanningfield, Boreham and The Leighs, Broomfield and The Walthams, Chelmer Village and Beaulieu Park, Chelmsford Rural West, Galleywood, Goat Hall, Great Baddow East, Great Baddow West, Little Baddow, Danbury and Sandon, Marconi, Moulsham and Central, Moulsham Lodge, Patching Hall, Rettendon and Runwell, South Hanningfield, Stock and Margaretting, South Woodham-Chetwood and Collingwood, South Woodham-Elmwood and Woodville, Springfield North, St Andrews, The Lawns, Trinity, Waterhouse Farm, Writtle
- 2011 Census United Kingdom