East of England population statistics

In 2020, there were 6.3M residents in East of England region with an average age of 41.2 years. Population density was 328 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 15.4% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.41 residents per household in 2011.

6.3M

total residents
estimates 2020

41.2

average age
estimates 2020

328

population density
estimates 2020

2.41

residents per household
Census 2011

East of England population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2018.

East of England population density map

East of England population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

East of England population average age map

East of England population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

East of England population growth

East of England 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.

East of England births and deaths

Plumplot area insights - interactive charts and maps

Plumplot area insights - interactive maps and charts

East of England population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2020. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

East of England population pyramid by year

East of England population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2020.

East of England population share by decade of age by year

East of England working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2020.

East of England working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-151.2M19.4%19.1%
16-643.8M60.6%62.2%
65+1.3M20.0%18.6%

East of England average age rank

Comparison of regions average ages, 2020 population estimates.

41.2

East of England
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age

East of England average age rank by year

East of England population average age

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

East of England population average age by year

Other reports for East of England region

population changes

energy costs

salary and unemployment

property prices

crime statistics

home features

home energy certificates

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