Information about Chichester

Population
124,071
Avg Annual Income
£45,250
Full Time Employees
23.68%
Average Age
46.72
Chichester Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Chichester is 124,071 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Chichester is 64,553, and the female population is 59,515. 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 111,822, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 5,333. 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 (65,910), followed by No religion (47,977), 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 (28,937), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (18,012). 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 Chichester area mentioned they are Retired (31,131), while 29,380 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 38,992 adults have Level 3 education, while 14,360 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Chichester area are

  • Professional occupations (11241)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (9565), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (8152)

Age

The average age of people living in Chichester is 47 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (18181), Below 14 (18075), and Between 75 to 100 (16874). 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 Chichester has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (24,175) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (16,483), and Small employers and own account workers (15,392). 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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Population of Chichester over the years

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Postcodes in Chichester

The postcode district GU, PO, RH are associated with the Chichester, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The Chichester has a total of 5988 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaChichester
Ward

Chichester Central

Chichester East

Chichester North

Chichester South

Chichester West

Easebourne

Fernhurst

Fittleworth

Goodwood

Harbour Villages

Harting

Lavant

Loxwood

Midhurst

North Mundham & Tangmere

Petworth

Selsey South

Sidlesham with Selsey North

Southbourne

The Witterings

Westbourne

LTLA22
UTLA22West Sussex
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland