Information about Great Yarmouth

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Great Yarmouth Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Great Yarmouth is 99,750 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Great Yarmouth is 50,853, and the female population is 48,892. 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 88,663, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 5,097. 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 (46,564), followed by No religion (45,084), 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 (16,995), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,376). 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 Great Yarmouth area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (22,897), while 22,886 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 17,029 adults have Does not apply education, while 12,935 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Great Yarmouth area are

  • Elementary occupations (5752)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (5347), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (5220)


The average age of people living in Great Yarmouth is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (15994), Between 55 to 64 (13978), and Between 45 to 54 (13093). 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 Great Yarmouth has Routine occupations (14,833) followed by Semi-routine occupations (13,086), and Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (13,068). 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 Great Yarmouth over the years

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Postcodes in Great Yarmouth

The postcode district NR are associated with the Great Yarmouth, and there are total 3 postcode areas (listed below). The Great Yarmouth has a total of 2209 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Great Yarmouth
AreaGreat Yarmouth

Bradwell North

Bradwell South and Hopton

Caister North

Caister South

Central and Northgate


East Flegg







Southtown and Cobholm

St Andrews

West Flegg

Yarmouth North

RegionEast of England