Information about East Devon

Population
150,823
Avg Annual Income
£40,158
Full Time Employees
22.90%
Average Age
48.21
East Devon Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of East Devon is 150,823 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in East Devon is 78,206, and the female population is 72,622. 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 142,011, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,923. 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 (75,621), followed by No religion (63,176), 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 (33,888), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (23,621). 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 East Devon area mentioned they are Retired (43,583), while 34,536 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 43,114 adults have Level 3 education, while 19,009 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the East Devon area are

  • Professional occupations (11683)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (9434), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (9147)

Age

The average age of people living in East Devon is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 75 to 100 (22977), Between 65 to 74 (22249), and Below 14 (21941). 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 East Devon has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (28,688) followed by Small employers and own account workers (19,233), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (17,187). 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 East Devon

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Population of East Devon over the years

Male Population of East Devon over the years
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Postcodes in East Devon

The postcode district DT, EX are associated with the East Devon, and there are total 14 postcode areas (listed below). The East Devon has a total of 6545 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaEast Devon
Ward

Axminster

Beer & Branscombe

Broadclyst

Budleigh & Raleigh

Clyst Valley

Coly Valley

Cranbrook

Dunkeswell & Otterhead

Exe Valley

Exmouth Brixington

Exmouth Halsdon

Exmouth Littleham

Exmouth Town

Exmouth Withycombe Raleigh

Feniton

Honiton St Michael's

Honiton St Paul's

Newbridges

Newton Poppleford & Harpford

Ottery St Mary

Seaton

Sidmouth Rural

Sidmouth Sidford

Sidmouth Town

Tale Vale

Trinity

West Hill & Aylesbeare

Whimple & Rockbeare

Woodbury & Lympstone

Yarty

LTLA22
UTLA22Devon
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland