Information about Bridgend

Population
145,490
Avg Annual Income
£38,968
Full Time Employees
28.03%
Average Age
43.04
Bridgend Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Bridgend is 145,490 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Bridgend is 73,625, and the female population is 71,863. 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 137,755, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 2,480. 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 No religion (76,141), followed by Christian (58,776), 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 (28,315), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (20,477). 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 Bridgend area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (40,787), while 29,482 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 35,852 adults have Level 3 education, while 17,717 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Bridgend area are

  • Professional occupations (11567)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7955), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (7322)

Age

The average age of people living in Bridgend is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (24367), Between 45 to 54 (19935), and Between 55 to 64 (19866). 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 Bridgend has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (24,068) followed by Semi-routine occupations (17,423), and Routine occupations (17,206). 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 Bridgend over the years

Male Population of Bridgend over the years
Female Population of Bridgend over the years
Postcodes in Bridgend

The postcode district CF are associated with the Bridgend, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Bridgend has a total of 3072 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Bridgend
NameType
AreaBridgend
Ward

Aberkenfig

Blackmill

Brackla East Central

Brackla East and Coychurch Lower

Brackla West

Brackla West Central

Bridgend Central

Bryntirion, Laleston and Merthyr Mawr

Caerau

Cefn-glas

Coity Higher

Cornelly

Garw Valley

Llangynwyd

Maesteg East

Maesteg West

Nant-y-moel

Newton

Nottage

Ogmore Vale

Oldcastle

Pen-y-fai

Pencoed and Penprysg

Porthcawl East Central

Porthcawl West Central

Pyle, Kenfig Hill and Cefn Cribwr

Rest Bay

St Bride's Minor and Ynysawdre

LTLA22
UTLA22Bridgend
RegionWales
CountryWales