Information about Cannock Chase

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Cannock Chase Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Cannock Chase is 100,523 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Cannock Chase is 51,007, and the female population is 49,512. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 95,019, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,734. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (52,707), followed by No religion (41,294), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (19,804), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (14,699). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Cannock Chase area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (30,257), while 18,874 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 18,748 adults have Level 3 education, while 13,079 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Cannock Chase area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (6953)
  • Professional occupations (6719), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (5789)


The average age of people living in Cannock Chase is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (16944), Between 45 to 54 (14239), and Between 25 to 34 (13791). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Cannock Chase has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (15,477) followed by Routine occupations (13,156), and Semi-routine occupations (12,023). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Postcodes in Cannock Chase

The postcode district WS are associated with the Cannock Chase, and there are total 4 postcode areas (listed below). The Cannock Chase has a total of 2880 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Cannock Chase
AreaCannock Chase

Brereton and Ravenhill

Cannock East

Cannock North

Cannock South

Cannock West

Etching Hill and The Heath


Hawks Green

Heath Hayes East and Wimblebury

Hednesford Green Heath

Hednesford North

Hednesford South

Norton Canes


Western Springs

RegionWest Midlands