Information about Buckinghamshire

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Average Age
Buckinghamshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Buckinghamshire is 553,078 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Buckinghamshire is 282,683, and the female population is 270,395. 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 401,489, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 33,132. 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 (260,961), followed by No religion (189,204), 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 (125,932), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (68,311). 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 Buckinghamshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (163,314), while 95,934 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 181,721 adults have Level 3 education, while 59,473 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Buckinghamshire area are

  • Professional occupations (61466)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (50441), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (40954)


The average age of people living in Buckinghamshire is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (102852), Between 45 to 54 (79146), and Between 35 to 44 (74588). 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 Buckinghamshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (103,783) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (84,123), and Small employers and own account workers (55,671). 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 Buckinghamshire

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Population of Buckinghamshire over the years

Male Population of Buckinghamshire over the years
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Postcodes in Buckinghamshire

The postcode district OX, WD, RG, MK, SL, NN, LU, UB, HP are associated with the Buckinghamshire, and there are total 43 postcode areas (listed below). The Buckinghamshire has a total of 19179 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Buckinghamshire


Amersham and Chesham Bois

Aston Clinton and Bierton

Aylesbury East

Aylesbury North

Aylesbury North West

Aylesbury South East

Aylesbury South West

Aylesbury West



Booker, Cressex and Castlefield

Buckingham East

Buckingham West

Chalfont St Giles

Chalfont St Peter


Chess Valley

Chiltern Ridges

Chiltern Villages




Farnham Common and Burnham Beeches

Flackwell Heath, Little Marlow and Marlow South East

Gerrards Cross

Great Brickhill

Great Missenden

Grendon Underwood




Little Chalfont and Amersham Common


Penn Wood and Old Amersham

Ridgeway East

Ridgeway West

Ryemead and Micklefield

Stoke Poges and Wexham

Stone and Waddesdon

Terriers and Amersham Hill

The Risboroughs

The Wooburns, Bourne End and Hedsor

Totteridge and Bowerdean

Tylers Green and Loudwater

Wendover, Halton and Stoke Mandeville

West Wycombe



RegionSouth East