Population

128,337

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Life expectancy

80 years

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Major ethnic

98% White

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Population Density

1,171

Population growth

Gender ratio

0.96 male to female

english main language

98%

birth rate

10.1

death rate

11.0

Major religion

58% Christian

Urbanisation

99%

The **population of Ashfield is 128,337** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Ashfield's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was per year. Ashfield covers an area of 110 square kilometres (42 square miles) and has a population density of 1,171 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020.

According to the latest 2011 census, the population in Ashfield is predominantly white (98%), with non-white minorities representing the remaining 2% of the population.

The median average age in Ashfield in 2019 was 42.0, with over 18s representing 81.1% of the population. The sex ratio was 96.2 males to every 100 females. Compare average age by area.

In 2011, the urban population of Ashfield was approximately 118,592 or 99%, while the rural population was around 905 or 1%.

The largest religious group in Ashfield is Christians who account for 58% of the population.

English is spoken as the main language by 98.5% of people in Ashfield, and spoken either well or very well by 1% of the remaining population. 0.3% reported having poor English language skills.

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The **population of Ashfield is 128,337** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Ashfield grew by an estimated people, and in the ten years before mid-2020, the population grew by .

Ashfield's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was , which is

Ashfield covers an area of 110 square kilometres (42 square miles) and has a population density of 1,171 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has by people per km^{2} over the past decade.

According to mid-year population estimates published by the ONS in 2019, males account for 49.0% of Ashfield's 128,337 population, while females made up 51.0% of the total.

The sex ratio (the number of males for each female in a population) was 96.202 males to every 100 females in 2011. In England as a whole, the gender ratio was 98 males to every 100 females in 2011.

Age statistics collected by the ONS show the adult population of Ashfield, that is how many people there are over the age of 18, is 104,078.

Ashfield's age structure shows the working-age population to be 79,159 which is 61.7% of the population. People under the age of 16 represent 18.9% of the population, and over 65s represent 19.4% of the population. The percentage of the population that is of working-age has decreased over the last 10 years from 63.9% to 59.5%.

Ashfield's age pyramid shows how the population is distributed by age and gender.

The median average age of someone in Ashfield was 42.0 years in 2019. Split by gender, the average female age is 42.6 years, and the average male is 41.3 years.

Of the Ashfield population over the age of 90, girls outnumber boys by 2.2 to 1.

The life expectancy of someone born today in Ashfield is 80 years. Split by gender, a girl born today in Ashfield has a life expectancy of 82 years, and a boy has a life expectancy of 78 years. Compare life expectancy by area.

As a comparison, in England as a whole, current life expectancy at birth is 81 years, for females that rises to 83 years and for males it falls to 79 years.

The life expectancy for someone born in Ashfield has risen by 3 years over the past decade, from a life expectancy of 77 years to a life expectancy of 80 years. In England as a whole, life expectancies have risen by 3 years.

Age | Male | Female | Total |
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00-01 | 77.5 | 81.6 | 79.6 |

01-04 | 76.9 | 80.9 | 78.9 |

05-09 | 72.9 | 76.9 | 74.9 |

10-14 | 67.9 | 71.9 | 69.9 |

15-19 | 63.0 | 66.9 | 65.0 |

20-24 | 58.0 | 62.1 | 60.1 |

25-29 | 53.1 | 57.1 | 55.1 |

30-34 | 48.4 | 52.2 | 50.3 |

35-39 | 43.5 | 47.3 | 45.4 |

40-44 | 38.8 | 42.4 | 40.6 |

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According to the latest 2011 census, the population in Ashfield is predominantly white (97.7%), with non-white minorities representing the remaining 2.3% of the population.

Asian people were the largest minority group in Ashfield accounting for 0.9% of the population.

472 or 0% of the Ashfield population are black according to the latest 2011 census.

In England more broadly the portion of the population that is white is 85.4%. 7.8% are Asian and 3.5% are Black.

**White**- 116,690 people or 97.7%**Asian**- 1,099 people or 0.9%**Mixed**- 1,059 people or 0.9%**Black**- 472 people or 0.4%**Other**- 134 people or 0.1%

Estimates of personal wellbeing in the UK are published by the ONS annually, with scores for anxiety, happiness, life satisfaction, and feeling that life is worthwhile. Overall scores are based on surveying a representative sample of the population and are scored out of 10 (.e.g for happiness 0 is 'not at all happy' and 10 is 'completely happy').

Levels of reported Anxiety in Ashfield were 3.1 in 2012 and 2.6 in 2021. In the rest of England levels of Anxiety are currently 3.1.

Reported levels of Happiness in 2021 were 7.4, and 7.1 in 2012. In England, the average happiness indicator is currently 7.5. Of the 363 areas in England, Ashfield is the 275 th happiest area in England.

Life satisfaction scores for 2021 are 7.4 and were 7.2 in 2012. For the feeling that things done in life are worthwhile the 2021 level is 7.7 and was 7.4 in 2012.

Average salary

£33,120

Ashfield Salary

Average property price

£178,385

Ashfield House Prices

Crime rate (per 1,000 people)

75

Ashfield Crime

According to the latest 2011 census, the most populous religious group within Ashfield is Christians, accounting for 58.2% of the population.

Ashfield has a Muslim population of 375 which is 0.3% of the population.

Compared to England as a whole, in England circa 59% of the population is Christian, 5% is Muslim, 2% is Hindu, and Buddhists, Sikhs and Jews each is around 1%. The remainder is split between people with no religion and those who decided not to identify a religion.

**Christian**- 69,471 people or 58.2%**Buddhist**- 211 people or 0.2%**Hindu**- 218 people or 0.2%**Muslim**- 375 people or 0.3%**Sikh**- 178 people or 0.1%**Other**- 49,001 people or 41.0%

Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics