Essex population statistics

In 2019, there were 1.8M residents in Essex county with an average age of 41.2 years. Population density was 503 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 13.6% since 2002 and population average age increased by 1.7 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.4 residents per household in 2011.

1.8M

total residents
estimates 2019

41.2

average age
estimates 2019

503

population density
estimates 2019

2.4

residents per household
Census 2011

Essex population density map

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

Essex population density map

Essex population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Essex population average age map

Essex population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Essex population growth

Essex 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.

Essex births and deaths

Essex 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.

Essex population pyramid by year

Essex population share by decade of age

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

Essex population share by decade of age by year

Essex working age population share

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

Essex working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15359k19.4%19.1%
16-641.1M60.7%62.3%
65+367k19.9%18.5%

Essex average age rank

Comparison of counties average ages, 2019 population estimates.

41.2

Essex
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Essex average age rank by year

Essex population average age

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

Essex population average age by year

Essex 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.

Essex residential areas map

Other reports for Essex county

population changes

crime statistics

property prices

home features

salary and unemployment

energy costs

home energy certificates

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