Information about East Hertfordshire

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East Hertfordshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of East Hertfordshire is 150,159 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in East Hertfordshire is 76,655, and the female population is 73,503. 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 127,245, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 9,059. 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 (73,732), followed by No religion (62,816), 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 (35,445), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (19,214). 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 Hertfordshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (45,863), while 26,176 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 46,724 adults have Level 3 education, while 17,400 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the East Hertfordshire area are

  • Professional occupations (17041)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (13957), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (12088)


The average age of people living in East Hertfordshire is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (27055), Between 45 to 54 (22371), and Between 55 to 64 (19934). 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 Hertfordshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (29,634) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (22,921), and Intermediate occupations (15,714). 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 Hertfordshire over the years

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

The postcode district EN, AL, SG, CM are associated with the East Hertfordshire, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The East Hertfordshire has a total of 5398 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
AreaEast Hertfordshire

Bishop's Stortford All Saints

Bishop's Stortford Central

Bishop's Stortford Meads

Bishop's Stortford Silverleys

Bishop's Stortford South



Datchworth & Aston

Great Amwell

Hertford Bengeo

Hertford Castle

Hertford Heath

Hertford Kingsmead

Hertford Rural North

Hertford Rural South

Hertford Sele


Little Hadham

Much Hadham

Mundens and Cottered



Stanstead Abbots

Thundridge & Standon


Ware Chadwell

Ware Christchurch

Ware St Mary's

Ware Trinity


RegionEast of England