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Colchester population statistics

In 2017, there were 446k residents in Colchester postcode area with an average age of 42.8 years. Population density was 299 residents per square kilometer. In England and Wales, the average age was 40. Based on Census, there were 2.33 residents per household in 2011.


total residents
estimates 2017


average age
estimates 2017


population density
estimates 2017


residents per household
Census 2011

Colchester population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2017.

Colchester population density map

Colchester population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2017.

Colchester population average age map

Colchester population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Colchester population growth

Colchester births and deaths

by year. Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year. It can take months for a death referred to a coroner to be registered.

Colchester births and deaths

Colchester population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2017. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Colchester population pyramid by year

Colchester population share by decade of age

Ordered from the most to the least populous age group, 2017.

Colchester population share by decade of age by year

Colchester population by working age group

age grouphead-countshare in population

Colchester average age rank

Comparison of postcode areas average ages, 2017 population estimates.

Colchester average age rank by year

Colchester population average age

Annual area statistics of Colchester's population average age compared to country statistics.

Colchester population average age by year

Colchester residential areas map

Purple-colored areas are business or industrial areas. Green-colored areas provide quieter surroundings and better living. Map is based on a UK Census 2011 data. Colors calculated from the ratio of number of residents divided by a number of workday people.

Colchester residential areas map

Associated reports:

Colchester population changes

Colchester home energy certificates

Colchester energy costs

Colchester salary and unemployment

Colchester real estate market

Colchester crime statistics

Colchester home features

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