Information about Barnet

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Barnet Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Barnet is 389,344 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Barnet is 200,799, and the female population is 188,545. 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 140,777, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 74,608. 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 (142,321), followed by No religion (78,684), 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 (73,825), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (49,136). 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 Barnet area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (98,975), while 46,200 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 151,642 adults have Level 3 education, while 30,687 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Barnet area are

  • Professional occupations (50534)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (31481), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (25626)


The average age of people living in Barnet is 39 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (75165), Between 35 to 44 (60877), and Between 25 to 34 (58216). 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 Barnet has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (64,413) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (57,691), and Small employers and own account workers (43,699). 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 Barnet over the years

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Postcodes in Barnet

The postcode district NW, HA, EN, N are associated with the Barnet, and there are total 16 postcode areas (listed below). The Barnet has a total of 12935 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Barnet

Barnet Vale

Brunswick Park

Burnt Oak

Childs Hill

Colindale North

Colindale South


East Barnet

East Finchley



Finchley Church End

Friern Barnet

Garden Suburb

Golders Green


High Barnet

Mill Hill

Totteridge & Woodside


West Finchley

West Hendon