Information about Bracknell Forest

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Bracknell Forest Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Bracknell Forest is 124,605 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Bracknell Forest is 63,163, and the female population is 61,444. 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 96,950, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 8,956. 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 (59,141), followed by No religion (50,300), 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 (28,327), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (15,641). 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 Bracknell Forest area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (43,497), while 17,976 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 35,578 adults have Level 3 education, while 14,929 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Bracknell Forest area are

  • Professional occupations (13742)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (10767), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (10132)


The average age of people living in Bracknell Forest is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (23056), Between 35 to 44 (18555), and Between 45 to 54 (17849). 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 Bracknell Forest has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (23,689) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (17,493), and Intermediate occupations (13,256). 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 Bracknell Forest over the years

Male Population of Bracknell Forest over the years
Female Population of Bracknell Forest over the years
Postcodes in Bracknell Forest

The postcode district GU, RG, SL are associated with the Bracknell Forest, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The Bracknell Forest has a total of 5681 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
AreaBracknell Forest


Binfield with Warfield


Central Sandhurst

College Town

Crown Wood


Great Hollands North

Great Hollands South


Harmans Water

Little Sandhurst and Wellington

Old Bracknell


Priestwood and Garth

Warfield Harvest Ride

Wildridings and Central

Winkfield and Cranbourne

UTLA22Bracknell Forest
RegionSouth East