Information about Cardiff

Population
362,310
Avg Annual Income
£41,579
Full Time Employees
26.78%
Average Age
37.97
Cardiff Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Cardiff is 362,310 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Cardiff is 185,460, and the female population is 176,850. 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 266,533, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 16,797. 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 (155,589), followed by Christian (138,885), 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 (72,088), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (46,638). 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 Cardiff area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (97,027), while 49,949 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 118,529 adults have Level 3 education, while 32,900 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Cardiff area are

  • Professional occupations (43189)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (22367), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (16879)

Age

The average age of people living in Cardiff is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (64318), Below 14 (62077), and Between 25 to 34 (56306). 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 Cardiff has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (58,143) followed by Full-time students (47,897), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (42,185). 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 Cardiff

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Population of Cardiff over the years

Male Population of Cardiff over the years
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Postcodes in Cardiff

The postcode district CF are associated with the Cardiff, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The Cardiff has a total of 14895 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Cardiff
NameType
AreaCardiff
Ward

Adamsdown

Butetown

Caerau

Canton

Cathays

Cyncoed

Ely

Fairwater

Gabalfa

Grangetown

Heath

Lisvane and Thornhill

Llandaff

Llandaff North

Llanishen

Llanrumney

Pentwyn

Pentyrch and St Fagans

Penylan

Plasnewydd

Pontprennau and Old St Mellons

Radyr

Rhiwbina

Riverside

Rumney

Splott

Trowbridge

Whitchurch and Tongwynlais

LTLA22
UTLA22Cardiff
RegionWales
CountryWales