Information about Cheshire East

Population
398,772
Avg Annual Income
£44,912
Full Time Employees
29.38%
Average Age
44.36
Cheshire East Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Cheshire East is 398,772 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Cheshire East is 203,195, and the female population is 195,577. 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 357,337, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 15,884. 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 (216,629), followed by No religion (150,257), 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

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (95,796), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (55,229). 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 Cheshire East area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (117,159), while 87,692 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 123,785 adults have Level 3 education, while 45,115 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Cheshire East area are

  • Professional occupations (41211)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (31910), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (26358)

Age

The average age of people living in Cheshire East is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (64906), Between 45 to 54 (56712), and Between 55 to 64 (56115). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

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 Cheshire East has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (74,148) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (55,769), and Intermediate occupations (38,196). 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)

Map of Cheshire East

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Population of Cheshire East over the years

Male Population of Cheshire East over the years
Female Population of Cheshire East over the years
Postcodes in Cheshire East

The postcode district ST, SK, WA, CW, SY are associated with the Cheshire East, and there are total 23 postcode areas (listed below). The Cheshire East has a total of 13884 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Cheshire East
NameType
AreaCheshire East
Ward

Alderley Edge

Alsager

Audlem

Bollington

Brereton Rural

Broken Cross and Upton

Bunbury

Chelford

Congleton East

Congleton West

Crewe Central

Crewe East

Crewe North

Crewe South

Crewe St Barnabas

Crewe West

Dane Valley

Disley

Gawsworth

Handforth

Haslington

High Legh

Knutsford

Leighton

Macclesfield Central

Macclesfield East

Macclesfield Hurdsfield

Macclesfield South

Macclesfield Tytherington

Macclesfield West and Ivy

Middlewich

Mobberley

Nantwich North and West

Nantwich South and Stapeley

Odd Rode

Poynton East and Pott Shrigley

Poynton West and Adlington

Prestbury

Sandbach Elworth

Sandbach Ettiley Heath and Wheelock

Sandbach Heath and East

Sandbach Town

Shavington

Sutton

Willaston and Rope

Wilmslow Dean Row

Wilmslow East

Wilmslow Lacey Green

Wilmslow West and Chorley

Wistaston

Wrenbury

Wybunbury

LTLA22
UTLA22Cheshire East
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland