Information about Greenwich

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Full Time Employees
Average Age
Greenwich Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Greenwich is 289,065 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Greenwich is 148,570, and the female population is 140,498. 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 119,665, followed by African, with a total of 44,185. 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 (129,112), followed by No religion (94,208), 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 (55,023), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (36,622). 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 Greenwich area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (88,648), while 27,139 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 104,926 adults have Level 3 education, while 23,747 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Greenwich area are

  • Professional occupations (35907)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (21127), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (18826)


The average age of people living in Greenwich is 37 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (56015), Between 25 to 34 (52584), and Between 35 to 44 (48738). 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 Greenwich has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (46,194) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (38,358), and Never worked and long-term unemployed (23,684). 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 Greenwich over the years

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Postcodes in Greenwich

The postcode district DA, SE, BR are associated with the Greenwich, and there are total 12 postcode areas (listed below). The Greenwich has a total of 5522 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Greenwich

Abbey Wood

Blackheath Westcombe

Charlton Hornfair

Charlton Village & Riverside

East Greenwich

Eltham Page

Eltham Park & Progress

Eltham Town & Avery Hill

Greenwich Creekside

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Peninsula

Kidbrooke Park

Kidbrooke Village & Sutcliffe

Middle Park & Horn Park

Mottingham, Coldharbour & New Eltham

Plumstead & Glyndon

Plumstead Common

Shooters Hill

Thamesmead Moorings

West Thamesmead

Woolwich Arsenal

Woolwich Common

Woolwich Dockyard