Information about Derby

Population
261,364
Avg Annual Income
£39,213
Full Time Employees
27.42%
Average Age
39.51
Derby Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Derby is 261,364 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Derby is 131,854, and the female population is 129,510. 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 173,077, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 21,034. 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 (104,969), followed by No religion (95,639), 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 (48,185), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (35,658). 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 Derby area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (71,662), while 42,246 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 62,097 adults have Level 3 education, while 27,706 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Derby area are

  • Professional occupations (21692)
  • Elementary occupations (16713), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (13293)

Age

The average age of people living in Derby is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (49095), Between 25 to 34 (36732), and Between 15 to 24 (34877). 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 Derby has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (36,857) followed by Routine occupations (32,809), and Semi-routine occupations (25,705). 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 Derby

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Population of Derby over the years

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Postcodes in Derby

The postcode district DE are associated with the Derby, and there are total 8 postcode areas (listed below). The Derby has a total of 9260 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Derby
NameType
AreaDerby
Ward

Abbey

Allestree

Alvaston

Arboretum

Blagreaves

Boulton

Chaddesden

Chellaston

Darley

Derwent

Littleover

Mackworth

Mickleover

Normanton

Oakwood

Sinfin

Spondon

LTLA22
UTLA22Derby
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland