District statistics

Braintree District is situated in the north of Essex.

We cover some 61,168 Hectares, around 236 square miles, of largely rural land.

We are one of England's largest districts, with three growing market towns and surrounding rural areas. Our district has more timber-framed buildings than anywhere else in the country.

You can get a full statistics profile for our district in 2016.

District population

In mid 2020, the Office for National Statistics estimated the population of our district was 153,091.

You can find a large amount of data about our district on the Office for National Statistics website.

Ward Profiles

You can look at our ward profiles for information on specific wards.




Customer Services

Address: Causeway House,
Bocking End,

Telephone: 01376 552525