Parishes of Jersey

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Updates: 

The results of the 2011 census have been released.

On 2006-03-29, the ISO 3166-1 Maintenance Agency issued an update. Jersey has a new country code assigned to it.

Country overview: 

Short nameJersey
ISO codeJE
FIPS codeJE
LanguageEnglish (en), French (fr)
Time zone0 ~
CapitalSaint Helier

 

The Channel Islands, consisting of the bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey, have been dependencies of the British crown since 1066. They constitute the only part of the Duchy of Normandy that still belongs to the crown. They were occupied by Germany from 1940 to 1945.

Other names of country: 

  1. English: Bailiwick of Jersey (formal)
  2. French: Bailliage m de Jersey m (formal)
  3. German: Jersey n; Vogtei f Jersey (formal)
  4. Italian: Jersey
  5. Portuguese: Jersey
  6. Russian: Джерси
  7. Spanish: Jersey
  8. Turkish: Jersey

Origin of name: 

Jersey: corruption of Latin Cæsarea (dedicated to Caesar)

Primary subdivisions: 

Jersey is divided into twelve parishes.

ParishHASCPopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)
GrouvilleJE.GR4,86683
Saint BreladeJE.BR10,568135
Saint ClementJE.CL9,22142
Saint HelierJE.HE33,522114
Saint JohnJE.JO2,91193
Saint LawrenceJE.LA5,418104
Saint MartinJE.MT3,763104
Saint MaryJE.MY1,75273
Saint OuenJE.OU4,097156
Saint PeterJE.PE5,003124
Saint SaviourJE.SA13,58094
TrinityJE.TR3,156125
12 parishes97,85711846

Territorial extent: 

Jersey consists of the island of Jersey and the tiny Îles Ecréhou and Minquiers.

Change history: 

Although there has been no change in the political geography of Jersey, on 2006-03-29 it was given a new ISO country code. Before that time it had been lumped in with the United Kingdom. Its HASC code at that time was GB.JE; its ISO code, JSY. Its conventional abbreviation is Jer.

Population history:

Parish1951-04-08199119962001-03-112011-03-27
Grouville2,7474,2974,6584,7024,866
Saint Brelade4,0589,3319,56010,13410,568
Saint Clement4,0667,3937,9868,1969,221
Saint Helier25,36028,12327,52328,31033,522
Saint John1,3862,4402,5202,6182,911
Saint Lawrence2,6764,5614,7734,7025,418
Saint Martin2,4853,2583,4233,6283,763
Saint Mary9031,4491,4751,5911,752
Saint Ouen2,1193,6123,6853,8034,097
Saint Peter2,8974,2314,2284,2935,003
Saint Saviour6,80112,74712,68012,49113,580
Trinity1,7982,6402,6392,7183,156
Total57,29684,08285,15087,18697,857

 

YearPopulation
190152,636
191151,898
192149,701
193150,462
195157,310
196157,200
197172,691
199184,082
200187,186
201197,857

Sources: 

  1. [1] Report on the 2001 Census, Jersey  has parish populations according to the 1991, 1996, and 2001 censuses on p. 11 (document numbering; retrieved 2010-10-17). It has the country population going back to 1821 on p. 92.
  2. [2] Demographic Yearbook , 7th Ed. Statistical Office of the United Nations, New York, 1955 (retrieved 2011-08-20).
  3. [3] Bulletin 1: Total population , Jersey Census 2011.
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