Information about Central Bedfordshire

Population
294,251
Avg Annual Income
£49,021
Full Time Employees
32.11%
Average Age
41.40
Central Bedfordshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Central Bedfordshire is 294,251 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Central Bedfordshire is 149,123, and the female population is 145,129. 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 245,769, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 15,516. 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 (140,903), followed by No religion (126,001), 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 (66,142), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (38,934). 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 Central Bedfordshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (94,495), while 50,740 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 78,654 adults have Level 3 education, while 34,892 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Central Bedfordshire area are

  • Professional occupations (29383)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (22832), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (22805)

Age

The average age of people living in Central Bedfordshire is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (54184), Between 45 to 54 (40436), and Between 35 to 44 (40283). 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 Central Bedfordshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (54,699) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (35,950), and Intermediate occupations (31,619). 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 Central Bedfordshire

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Population of Central Bedfordshire over the years

Male Population of Central Bedfordshire over the years
Female Population of Central Bedfordshire over the years
Postcodes in Central Bedfordshire

The postcode district SG, MK, LU are associated with the Central Bedfordshire, and there are total 17 postcode areas (listed below). The Central Bedfordshire has a total of 6993 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Central Bedfordshire
NameType
AreaCentral Bedfordshire
Ward

Ampthill

Arlesey

Aspley and Woburn

Barton-le-Clay

Biggleswade North

Biggleswade South

Caddington

Cranfield and Marston Moretaine

Dunstable-Central

Dunstable-Icknield

Dunstable-Manshead

Dunstable-Northfields

Dunstable-Watling

Eaton Bray

Flitwick

Heath and Reach

Houghton Conquest and Haynes

Houghton Hall

Leighton Buzzard North

Leighton Buzzard South

Linslade

Northill

Parkside

Potton

Sandy

Shefford

Silsoe and Shillington

Stotfold and Langford

Tithe Farm

Toddington

Westoning, Flitton and Greenfield

LTLA22
UTLA22Central Bedfordshire
RegionEast of England
CountryEngland