Information about Doncaster

Population
308,104
Avg Annual Income
£36,244
Full Time Employees
27.60%
Average Age
42.12
Doncaster Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Doncaster is 308,104 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Doncaster is 155,280, and the female population is 152,826. 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 266,879, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 17,534. 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 (156,747), followed by No religion (122,645), 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 (58,391), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (46,328). 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 Doncaster area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (85,025), while 58,348 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 57,181 adults have Does not apply education, while 37,907 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Doncaster area are

  • Elementary occupations (22724)
  • Professional occupations (17657), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (16094)

Age

The average age of people living in Doncaster is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (53686), Between 25 to 34 (42041), and Between 55 to 64 (41579). 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 Doncaster has Routine occupations (47,485) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (41,716), and Semi-routine occupations (34,530). 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 Doncaster over the years

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Postcodes in Doncaster

The postcode district S, DN are associated with the Doncaster, and there are total 15 postcode areas (listed below). The Doncaster has a total of 6893 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaDoncaster
Ward

Adwick le Street & Carcroft

Armthorpe

Balby South

Bentley

Bessacarr

Conisbrough

Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall

Edlington & Warmsworth

Finningley

Hatfield

Hexthorpe & Balby North

Mexborough

Norton & Askern

Roman Ridge

Rossington & Bawtry

Sprotbrough

Stainforth & Barnby Dun

Thorne & Moorends

Tickhill & Wadsworth

Town

Wheatley Hills & Intake

LTLA22
UTLA22Doncaster
RegionYorkshire and The Humber
CountryEngland