Census Data

Colchester: Religion

Location Type: Non-metropolitan Districts, ONS Geographic Code: E07000071

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Key Facts

All Residents 192,715
Male 94,267
Female 98,448
Households 79,710
Population Density (people/km2) 587.2
Table Codets030
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options10

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by religion. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


The religion people connect or identify with (their religious affiliation), whether or not they practice or have belief in it.

This question was voluntary and includes people who identified with one of 8 tick-box response options, including ‘No religion’, alongside those who chose not to answer this question.

Religion: Total: All usual residents 192,716
No religion 85,484
Christian 85,605
Buddhist 1,321
Hindu 2,546
Jewish 325
Muslim 4,021
Sikh 233
Other religion 1,144
Not answered 12,037

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