Information about East Hampshire

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East Hampshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of East Hampshire is 125,742 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in East Hampshire is 64,735, and the female population is 61,011. 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 113,814, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 5,069. 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 (64,194), followed by No religion (51,488), 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 (30,044), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,634). 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 Hampshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (35,282), while 27,237 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 40,207 adults have Level 3 education, while 15,052 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the East Hampshire area are

  • Professional occupations (13136)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (10897), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (8701)


The average age of people living in East Hampshire is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (20453), Between 55 to 64 (18582), and Between 45 to 54 (18034). 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 East Hampshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (24,666) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (18,941), and Small employers and own account workers (14,105). 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 East Hampshire over the years

Male Population of East Hampshire over the years
Female Population of East Hampshire over the years
Postcodes in East Hampshire

The postcode district GU, SO, PO are associated with the East Hampshire, and there are total 12 postcode areas (listed below). The East Hampshire has a total of 4725 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
AreaEast Hampshire

Alton Amery

Alton Ashdell

Alton Eastbrooke

Alton Holybourne

Alton Westbrooke

Alton Whitedown

Alton Wooteys

Bentworth & Froyle

Binsted, Bentley & Selborne

Bramshott & Liphook

Buriton & East Meon


Four Marks & Medstead

Froxfield, Sheet & Steep



Horndean Catherington

Horndean Downs

Horndean Kings & Blendworth

Horndean Murray



Petersfield Bell Hill

Petersfield Causeway

Petersfield Heath

Petersfield St Peter's

Ropley, Hawkley & Hangers

Rowlands Castle

Whitehill Chase

Whitehill Hogmoor & Greatham

Whitehill Pinewood

RegionSouth East