Chester population statistics

In 2019, there were 691k residents in Chester postcode area with an average age of 42.4 years. Population density was 550 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 4.2% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2.6 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.31 residents per household in 2011.

691k

total residents
estimates 2019

42.4

average age
estimates 2019

550

population density
estimates 2019

2.31

residents per household
Census 2011

Chester population density map

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

Chester population density map

Chester population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Chester population average age map

Chester population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Chester population growth

Chester 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.

Chester births and deaths

Chester population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2019. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Chester population pyramid by year

Chester population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2019.

Chester population share by decade of age by year

Chester working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2019.

Chester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15126k18.3%19.1%
16-64415k60.1%62.3%
65+150k21.6%18.5%

Chester average age rank

Comparison of postcode areas average ages, 2019 population estimates.

42.4

Chester
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Chester average age rank by year

Chester population average age

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

Chester population average age by year

Chester 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.

Chester residential areas map

Other reports for Chester postcode area

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crime statistics

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home features

salary and unemployment

energy costs

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