Information about Chesterfield

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Chesterfield Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Chesterfield is 103,568 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Chesterfield is 52,681, and the female population is 50,888. 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 96,392, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,982. 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 (49,420), followed by No religion (46,066), 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 (21,488), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,437). 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 Chesterfield area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (28,656), while 22,116 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 23,053 adults have Level 3 education, while 13,050 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Chesterfield area are

  • Professional occupations (7994)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (5679), and
  • Elementary occupations (5527)


The average age of people living in Chesterfield is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (16492), Between 55 to 64 (14841), and Between 45 to 54 (14399). 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 Chesterfield has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (16,118) followed by Routine occupations (13,424), and Semi-routine occupations (12,914). 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 Chesterfield

The postcode district S are associated with the Chesterfield, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The Chesterfield has a total of 2999 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Chesterfield

Barrow Hill and New Whittington

Brimington North

Brimington South




Hollingwood and Inkersall



Loundsley Green

Lowgates and Woodthorpe

Middlecroft and Poolsbrook


Old Whittington


St Helen's

St Leonard's



RegionEast Midlands