Information about Brent

Population
339,821
Avg Annual Income
£49,227
Full Time Employees
25.74%
Average Age
37.57
Brent Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Brent is 339,821 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Brent is 173,121, and the female population is 166,695. 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 Indian, with a total of 66,157, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 54,019. 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 (131,914), followed by Muslim (72,574), 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

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (47,376), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (43,300). 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 Brent area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (87,484), while 33,300 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 109,998 adults have Level 3 education, while 26,148 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Brent area are

  • Professional occupations (31402)
  • Elementary occupations (22027), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (19463)

Age

The average age of people living in Brent is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (60675), Between 25 to 34 (59159), and Between 35 to 44 (53045). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

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 Brent has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (45,060) followed by Small employers and own account workers (36,796), and Never worked and long-term unemployed (36,231). 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 Brent

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Population of Brent over the years

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Postcodes in Brent

The postcode district NW, W, HA are associated with the Brent, and there are total 12 postcode areas (listed below). The Brent has a total of 8261 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Brent
NameType
AreaBrent
Ward

Alperton

Barnhill

Brondesbury Park

Cricklewood & Mapesbury

Dollis Hill

Harlesden & Kensal Green

Kenton

Kilburn

Kingsbury

Northwick Park

Preston

Queens Park

Queensbury

Roundwood

Stonebridge

Sudbury

Tokyngton

Welsh Harp

Wembley Central

Wembley Hill

Wembley Park

Willesden Green

LTLA22
UTLA22Brent
RegionLondon
CountryEngland