Information about Eastleigh

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Eastleigh Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Eastleigh is 136,444 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Eastleigh is 69,743, and the female population is 66,700. 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 120,242, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 4,913. 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 (62,367), followed by No religion (61,379), 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 (31,397), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (18,289). 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 Eastleigh area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (42,565), while 25,854 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 36,540 adults have Level 3 education, while 16,397 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Eastleigh area are

  • Professional occupations (14903)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (9932), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (9404)


The average age of people living in Eastleigh is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (24537), Between 45 to 54 (18363), and Between 35 to 44 (18301). 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 Eastleigh has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (25,619) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (17,014), and Intermediate occupations (14,863). 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 Eastleigh over the years

Male Population of Eastleigh over the years
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Postcodes in Eastleigh

The postcode district SO are associated with the Eastleigh, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The Eastleigh has a total of 6492 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info



Bursledon & Hound North

Chandler's Ford

Eastleigh Central

Eastleigh North

Eastleigh South

Fair Oak & Horton Heath

Hamble & Netley

Hedge End North

Hedge End South


West End North

West End South

RegionSouth East