Colchester population statistics

In 2019, there were 454k residents in Colchester postcode area with an average age of 43 years. Population density was 304 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 14.0% since 2002 and population average age increased by 1.6 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.33 residents per household in 2011.

454k

total residents
estimates 2019

43

average age
estimates 2019

304

population density
estimates 2019

2.33

residents per household
Census 2011

Colchester population density map

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

Colchester population density map

Colchester population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

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 2019. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Colchester population pyramid by year

Colchester population share by decade of age

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

Colchester population share by decade of age by year

Colchester working age population share

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

Colchester working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1580.0k17.6%19.1%
16-64268k59.0%62.3%
65+106k23.4%18.5%

Colchester average age rank

Comparison of postcode areas average ages, 2019 population estimates.

43

Colchester
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
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

Other reports for Colchester postcode area

population changes

crime statistics

property prices

home features

salary and unemployment

energy costs

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