Chorley Overview

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The Big Picture

Chorley is a local authority situated in Lancashire, in the northwest of England. As of 2021, the population of Chorley was estimated to be around 118,000 people. The area is characterized by a mix of urban and rural communities, with a variety of housing options available to residents. Housing types in Chorley range from terraced houses and semi-detached properties to larger detached homes. The community is vibrant and engaged, with a variety of local initiatives and events throughout the year. The Chorley Flower Show is a popular annual event, as is the Chorley Live music festival, which showcases local musicians in venues throughout the town. The local entertainment scene in Chorley is supported by venues such as the Chorley Little Theatre and the Lancastrian Suite. The economy in Chorley is diverse, with a range of businesses operating in the area, including manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Chorley is home to several major employers, including the Chorley Council, Leyland Trucks, and BAE Systems.

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Chorley Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Chorley’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Chorley Diversity

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