Authority → Chelmsford

Chelmsford Population

Here are the latest population statistics on Chelmsford in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

181,800

Population

4.7%

Unqualified

2.8%

Unemployment

£31,892

Salary

£426,094

Property

Quick answer: Chelmsford is a local authority in England. The population of Chelmsford is 181,800. The population per square mile of Chelmsford is 1,376. The average salary in Chelmsford is £31,892 per year. The average property price in Chelmsford is £426,094.


Books about Chelmsford: Numerous fiction and non-fiction books have been produced about the rich history of Chelmsford. Here is a link to some of the books about Chelmsford.


Chelmsford Demographics


The population of Chelmsford is 181,800. The population per square mile of Chelmsford is 1,376. The population has increased by 2,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 42,200 since 1981.


There are more females in Chelmsford. They account for 50.9% of the population.


Chelmsford Employment


79.8% of the people in Chelmsford are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Chelmsford is 2.8%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Chelmsford Student Population


The student population of Chelmsford is 6,800. Students account for 33.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


92.8% of the people in Chelmsford have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 62.7% have an NVQ3 qualification. 41.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


4.7% of the people in Chelmsford have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Chelmsford Economy


There are 8,230 businesses in Chelmsford. 89.9% are micro businesses. 8.3% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Chelmsford are human health and social work activities businesses.


Chelmsford Salary


The average salary in Chelmsford is £31,892 per year. Males earn 13.5% more.


Salaries in Chelmsford are 4.47% less than the national average of £33,384.


Chelmsford Property


The average property price in Chelmsford is £426,094. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Chelmsford: £706,596 for detached houses. £433,431 for semi-detached houses. £340,711 for terrace houses. £223,639 for flats.