Population Estimates and 2021 Census Population

Note: The 2021 Census population estimate for Cheshire West and Chester is 357,200.  This is higher than the Office for National statistics had previously estimated the population (343,800 mid-2020 estimate).  Some products on this website including small geography Population Estimates and Population Forecasts were produced before the Census results were published.  Population in these products should be used with caution as the 2021 Census provides the most accurate estimate of the population.  These products will be updated with the latest census based population estimates over the coming months.  The 2021 Census estimates for Cheshire West and Chester are now available in the State of the Borough Report and in the Power BI 2021 Census Estimates dashboard.  2021 Census estimates are for lower geographical areas are due before the end of 2022.

Population Estimates are available to view in our Power BI Population Estimates dashboards. 2021 Census Estimates are available at Borough level and 2020 population estimates (produced before the census) are available for lower geographical areas within Cheshire West and Chester:​


Downloadable detailed data

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