Information about Crawley

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Crawley Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Crawley is 118,492 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Crawley is 59,492, and the female population is 59,001. 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 73,178, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 12,490. 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 (50,497), followed by No religion (41,555), 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 (20,934), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (15,812). 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 Crawley area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (36,306), while 14,733 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 25,773 adults have Level 3 education, while 15,256 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Crawley area are

  • Professional occupations (8798)
  • Elementary occupations (7836), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7254)


The average age of people living in Crawley is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (23546), Between 35 to 44 (18753), and Between 25 to 34 (18618). 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 Crawley has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (16,975) followed by Routine occupations (13,287), and Intermediate occupations (13,116). 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 Crawley over the years

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Postcodes in Crawley

The postcode district RH are associated with the Crawley, and there are total 3 postcode areas (listed below). The Crawley has a total of 3326 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Crawley

Bewbush & North Broadfield


Furnace Green

Gossops Green & North East Broadfield


Langley Green & Tushmore


Northgate & West Green

Pound Hill North & Forge Wood

Pound Hill South & Worth


Three Bridges


UTLA22West Sussex
RegionSouth East