Information about Ashfield

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Ashfield Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Ashfield is 126,299 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Ashfield is 64,441, and the female population is 61,859. 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 115,972, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,741. 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 No religion (63,479), followed by Christian (53,095), 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 (23,517), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (18,722). 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 Ashfield area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (37,316), while 24,591 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 23,454 adults have Does not apply education, while 16,138 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Ashfield area are

  • Professional occupations (8128)
  • Skilled trades occupations (7766), and
  • Elementary occupations (7730)


The average age of people living in Ashfield is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (22046), Between 45 to 54 (17524), and Between 55 to 64 (16916). 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 Ashfield has Routine occupations (19,176) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (17,416), and Semi-routine occupations (15,190). 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 Ashfield over the years

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Postcodes in Ashfield

The postcode district NG are associated with the Ashfield, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The Ashfield has a total of 2178 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Ashfield

Abbey Hill

Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse



Greenwood & Summit

Hucknall Central

Hucknall North

Hucknall South

Hucknall West

Huthwaite & Brierley

Jacksdale & Westwood


Kirkby Cross & Portland





Stanton Hill & Teversal

Sutton Central & New Cross

Sutton Junction & Harlow Wood

Sutton St Mary's

The Dales


RegionEast Midlands