Information about Barrow-in-Furness

Avg Annual Income
Full Time Employees
Average Age
Barrow-in-Furness Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Barrow-in-Furness is 67,406 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Barrow-in-Furness is 33,976, and the female population is 33,431. 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 64,485, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 710. 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 (35,814), followed by No religion (26,781), 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 (14,599), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (10,261). 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 Barrow-in-Furness area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (19,869), while 14,603 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 13,821 adults have Level 3 education, while 7,380 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Barrow-in-Furness area are

  • Professional occupations (5711)
  • Skilled trades occupations (4736), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3840)


The average age of people living in Barrow-in-Furness is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (10834), Between 55 to 64 (9490), and Between 45 to 54 (9038). 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 Barrow-in-Furness has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (10,307) followed by Routine occupations (9,013), and Semi-routine occupations (8,508). 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)

Map of Barrow-in-Furness

Our interactive map lets you explore local insights. Click on any postcode area in the Map to dive deeper into information about demographics, schools, crime trends, house prices and more!

Age | Barrow-in-Furness
Ethinicity | Barrow-in-Furness
Deprivation | Barrow-in-Furness
Education | Barrow-in-Furness
Occupation | Barrow-in-Furness
Religion | Barrow-in-Furness

Population of Barrow-in-Furness over the years

Male Population of Barrow-in-Furness over the years
Female Population of Barrow-in-Furness over the years
Postcodes in Barrow-in-Furness

The postcode district LA are associated with the Barrow-in-Furness, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The Barrow-in-Furness has a total of 1825 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Barrow-in-Furness

Dalton North

Dalton South

Hawcoat and Newbarns

Old Barrow and Hindpool

Ormsgill and Parkside

Risedale and Roosecote

Walney Island

RegionNorth West