Information about Cheltenham

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Cheltenham Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Cheltenham is 118,836 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Cheltenham is 60,751, and the female population is 58,085. 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 98,932, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 8,358. 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 (54,073), followed by No religion (52,733), 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 (29,708), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,236). 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 Cheltenham area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (35,525), while 22,189 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 42,441 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,338 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Cheltenham area are

  • Professional occupations (14593)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7892), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7823)


The average age of people living in Cheltenham is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (19137), Between 25 to 34 (16443), and Between 35 to 44 (15786). 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 Cheltenham has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (22,414) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (16,936), and Intermediate occupations (12,030). 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 Cheltenham over the years

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Postcodes in Cheltenham

The postcode district GL are associated with the Cheltenham, and there are total 4 postcode areas (listed below). The Cheltenham has a total of 4524 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Cheltenham

All Saints


Benhall and The Reddings

Charlton Kings

Charlton Park


Hesters Way








St Mark's

St Paul's

St Peter's

Swindon Village

Up Hatherley

Warden Hill

RegionSouth West