Population

90,172

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Life expectancy

83 years

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Major ethnic

96% White

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Population Density

138

Population growth

Gender ratio

0.96 male to female

english main language

96%

birth rate

9.2

death rate

9.4

Major religion

62% Christian

Urbanisation

25%

The **population of East Cambridgeshire is 90,172** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. East Cambridgeshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was per year. East Cambridgeshire covers an area of 651 square kilometres (251 square miles) and has a population density of 138 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 East Cambridgeshire is predominantly white (96%), with non-white minorities representing the remaining 4% of the population.

The median average age in East Cambridgeshire in 2019 was 43.5, with over 18s representing 80.5% of the population. The sex ratio was 96.4 males to every 100 females. Compare average age by area.

In 2011, the urban population of East Cambridgeshire was approximately 21,232 or 25%, while the rural population was around 62,586 or 75%.

The largest religious group in East Cambridgeshire is Christians who account for 62% of the population.

English is spoken as the main language by 96.1% of people in East Cambridgeshire, and spoken either well or very well by 3% of the remaining population. 0.7% reported having poor English language skills, and the remaining 0.1% spoke no English at all.

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The **population of East Cambridgeshire is 90,172** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in East Cambridgeshire grew by an estimated people, and in the ten years before mid-2020, the population grew by .

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

East Cambridgeshire covers an area of 651 square kilometres (251 square miles) and has a population density of 138 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 49.1% of East Cambridgeshire's 90,172 population, while females made up 50.9% of the total.

The sex ratio (the number of males for each female in a population) was 96.445 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 East Cambridgeshire, that is how many people there are over the age of 18, is 72,618.

East Cambridgeshire's age structure shows the working-age population to be 53,962 which is 59.8% of the population. People under the age of 16 represent 19.5% of the population, and over 65s represent 20.7% of the population. The percentage of the population that is of working-age has decreased over the last 10 years from 63.3% to 59.1%.

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

The median average age of someone in East Cambridgeshire was 43.5 years in 2019. Split by gender, the average female age is 44.1 years, and the average male is 42.8 years.

Of the East Cambridgeshire population over the age of 90, girls outnumber boys by 2.5 to 1.

The life expectancy of someone born today in East Cambridgeshire is 83 years. Split by gender, a girl born today in East Cambridgeshire has a life expectancy of 85 years, and a boy has a life expectancy of 81 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 East Cambridgeshire has risen by 3 years over the past decade, from a life expectancy of 80 years to a life expectancy of 83 years. In England as a whole, life expectancies have risen by 3 years.

Age | Male | Female | Total |
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00-01 | 81.4 | 85.0 | 83.2 |

01-04 | 80.8 | 84.3 | 82.6 |

05-09 | 76.8 | 80.3 | 78.6 |

10-14 | 71.9 | 75.3 | 73.6 |

15-19 | 66.9 | 70.3 | 68.6 |

20-24 | 61.9 | 65.5 | 63.7 |

25-29 | 57.2 | 60.6 | 58.9 |

30-34 | 52.3 | 55.6 | 54.0 |

35-39 | 47.3 | 50.6 | 49.0 |

40-44 | 42.5 | 45.7 | 44.1 |

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According to the latest 2011 census, the population in East Cambridgeshire is predominantly white (96.2%), with non-white minorities representing the remaining 3.8% of the population.

Asian people were the largest minority group in East Cambridgeshire accounting for 1.5% of the population.

506 or 1% of the East Cambridgeshire 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**- 80,434 people or 96.2%**Asian**- 1,215 people or 1.5%**Mixed**- 1,182 people or 1.4%**Black**- 506 people or 0.6%**Other**- 242 people or 0.3%

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 East Cambridgeshire were 3.7 in 2012 and 2.9 in 2021. In the rest of England levels of Anxiety are currently 3.1.

Reported levels of Happiness in 2021 were 7.4, and 7.4 in 2012. In England, the average happiness indicator is currently 7.5. Of the 363 areas in England, East Cambridgeshire is the 251 st happiest area in England.

Life satisfaction scores for 2021 are 7.7 and were 7.3 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

£36,998

East Cambridgeshire Salary

Average property price

£349,267

East Cambridgeshire House Prices

Crime rate (per 1,000 people)

49

East Cambridgeshire Crime

According to the latest 2011 census, the most populous religious group within East Cambridgeshire is Christians, accounting for 62.3% of the population.

East Cambridgeshire has a Muslim population of 369 which is 0.4% 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**- 52,094 people or 62.3%**Buddhist**- 284 people or 0.3%**Hindu**- 149 people or 0.2%**Jewish**- 122 people or 0.1%**Muslim**- 368 people or 0.4%**Sikh**- 117 people or 0.1%**Other**- 30,446 people or 36.4%

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