Information about Brentwood

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Brentwood Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Brentwood is 77,048 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Brentwood is 39,587, and the female population is 37,460. 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 63,696, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,318. 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 (43,179), followed by No religion (25,655), 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 (17,935), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (10,172). 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 Brentwood area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (22,935), while 14,925 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 22,248 adults have Level 3 education, while 9,668 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Brentwood area are

  • Professional occupations (8922)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7010), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (6046)


The average age of people living in Brentwood is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (13317), Between 45 to 54 (10607), and Between 55 to 64 (10142). 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 Brentwood has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (14,881) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (12,615), and Intermediate occupations (8,854). 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 Brentwood over the years

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Postcodes in Brentwood

The postcode district CM, RM are associated with the Brentwood, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The Brentwood has a total of 2685 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Brentwood

Brentwood North

Brentwood South

Brentwood West

Brizes and Doddinghurst

Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon

Hutton Central

Hutton East

Hutton North

Hutton South

Ingatestone, Fryerning and Mountnessing

Pilgrims Hatch


South Weald

Tipps Cross


RegionEast of England