Information about Kensington and Chelsea

Population
143,373
Avg Annual Income
£56,786
Full Time Employees
28.77%
Average Age
40.67
Kensington and Chelsea Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Kensington and Chelsea is 143,373 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Kensington and Chelsea is 76,312, and the female population is 67,063. 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 46,883, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 40,553. 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 (69,335), followed by No religion (35,610), 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 (35,174), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (20,245). 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 Kensington and Chelsea area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (41,246), while 16,078 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 73,226 adults have Level 3 education, while 8,803 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Kensington and Chelsea area are

  • Professional occupations (19186)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (18485), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (12294)

Age

The average age of people living in Kensington and Chelsea is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 25 to 34 (25142), Between 45 to 54 (21281), and Between 35 to 44 (20157). 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 Kensington and Chelsea has Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (32,237) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (24,426), and Small employers and own account workers (13,936). 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 Kensington and Chelsea over the years

Male Population of Kensington and Chelsea over the years
Female Population of Kensington and Chelsea over the years
Postcodes in Kensington and Chelsea

The postcode district SWW, SW, SWX, W are associated with the Kensington and Chelsea, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The Kensington and Chelsea has a total of 7006 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Kensington and Chelsea
NameType
AreaKensington and Chelsea
Ward

Abingdon

Brompton & Hans Town

Campden

Chelsea Riverside

Colville

Courtfield

Dalgarno

Earl's Court

Golborne

Holland

Norland

Notting Dale

Pembridge

Queen's Gate

Redcliffe

Royal Hospital

St. Helen's

Stanley

LTLA22
UTLA22Kensington and Chelsea
RegionLondon
CountryEngland