Information about Hackney

Population
259,147
Avg Annual Income
£48,777
Full Time Employees
30.29%
Average Age
34.95
Hackney Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Hackney is 259,147 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Hackney is 135,303, and the female population is 123,843. 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 87,927, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 43,087. 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 No religion (94,113), followed by Christian (79,499), 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

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (47,686), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (34,486). 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 Hackney area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (78,498), while 25,226 adults mentioned they are Employee: Part-time.

Education

Regarding education, 109,724 adults have Level 3 education, while 17,449 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Hackney area are

  • Professional occupations (40040)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (27603), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (18646)

Age

The average age of people living in Hackney is 35 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 25 to 34 (63482), Below 14 (46713), and Between 35 to 44 (42249). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

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 Hackney has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (48,424) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (38,876), and Never worked and long-term unemployed (24,777). 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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Postcodes in Hackney

The postcode district N, ECV, ECA, E, EC are associated with the Hackney, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The Hackney has a total of 5121 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
NameType
AreaHackney
Ward

Brownswood

Cazenove

Clissold

Dalston

De Beauvoir

Hackney Central

Hackney Downs

Hackney Wick

Haggerston

Homerton

Hoxton East & Shoreditch

Hoxton West

King's Park

Lea Bridge

London Fields

Shacklewell

Springfield

Stamford Hill West

Stoke Newington

Victoria

Woodberry Down

LTLA22
UTLA22Hackney
RegionLondon
CountryEngland