Information about Dacorum

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Dacorum Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Dacorum is 155,081 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Dacorum is 78,952, and the female population is 76,129. 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 122,107, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 9,997. 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 (71,955), followed by No religion (63,681), 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 (34,197), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (20,159). 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 Dacorum area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (45,638), while 25,360 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 46,745 adults have Level 3 education, while 17,595 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Dacorum area are

  • Professional occupations (16172)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (12798), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11749)


The average age of people living in Dacorum is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (29475), Between 35 to 44 (22131), and Between 45 to 54 (21578). 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 Dacorum has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (28,380) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (21,113), and Intermediate occupations (15,554). 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 Dacorum over the years

Male Population of Dacorum over the years
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Postcodes in Dacorum

The postcode district AL, HP, WD are associated with the Dacorum, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Dacorum has a total of 4866 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Dacorum

Adeyfield East

Adeyfield West

Aldbury and Wigginton

Apsley and Corner Hall


Bennetts End

Berkhamsted Castle

Berkhamsted East

Berkhamsted West

Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield


Chaulden and Warners End



Hemel Hempstead Town


Kings Langley

Leverstock Green

Nash Mills


Tring Central

Tring East

Tring West and Rural


Woodhall Farm

RegionEast of England