Information about Allerdale

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Allerdale Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Allerdale is 96,153 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Allerdale is 49,062, and the female population is 47,093. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 92,981, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,359. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (57,548), followed by No religion (32,066), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (21,136), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (14,953). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Allerdale area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (25,493), while 23,271 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 22,855 adults have Level 3 education, while 11,162 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Allerdale area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (7104)
  • Professional occupations (7009), and
  • Elementary occupations (4945)


The average age of people living in Allerdale is 46 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (14696), Below 14 (14660), and Between 45 to 54 (13443). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Allerdale has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (14,857) followed by Routine occupations (12,639), and Semi-routine occupations (11,496). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of Allerdale over the years

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Postcodes in Allerdale

The postcode district CA are associated with the Allerdale, and there are total 6 postcode areas (listed below). The Allerdale has a total of 4740 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Allerdale


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RegionNorth West