Information about East Suffolk

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East Suffolk Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of East Suffolk is 246,060 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in East Suffolk is 126,223, and the female population is 119,835. 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 229,063, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 6,246. 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 (115,943), followed by No religion (110,438), 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 (51,925), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (39,292). 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 Suffolk area mentioned they are Retired (66,009), while 58,075 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.


Regarding education, 56,968 adults have Level 3 education, while 31,039 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the East Suffolk area are

  • Professional occupations (16909)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (13786), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (13291)


The average age of people living in East Suffolk is 47 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (36697), Between 55 to 64 (36313), and Between 65 to 74 (35253). 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 Suffolk has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (42,078) followed by Semi-routine occupations (28,566), and Routine occupations (26,516). 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 Suffolk

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Population of East Suffolk over the years

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Postcodes in East Suffolk

The postcode district IP, NR are associated with the East Suffolk, and there are total 18 postcode areas (listed below). The East Suffolk has a total of 8681 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of East Suffolk
AreaEast Suffolk

Aldeburgh & Leiston

Beccles & Worlingham

Bungay & Wainford

Carlford & Fynn Valley

Carlton & Whitton

Carlton Colville


Eastern Felixstowe


Gunton & St Margarets

Halesworth & Blything

Harbour & Normanston

Kelsale & Yoxford



Kirkley & Pakefield


Martlesham & Purdis Farm


Orwell & Villages

Oulton Broad

Rendlesham & Orford

Rushmere St Andrew



Western Felixstowe

Wickham Market


Wrentham, Wangford & Westleton

RegionEast of England