Information about Knowsley

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Knowsley Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Knowsley is 154,518 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Knowsley is 80,668, and the female population is 73,849. 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 142,698, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,545. 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 (102,929), followed by No religion (42,001), 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 (26,952), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (21,374). 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 Knowsley area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (43,729), while 24,035 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 30,220 adults have Does not apply education, while 17,898 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Knowsley area are

  • Professional occupations (10581)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (8359), and
  • Elementary occupations (8350)


The average age of people living in Knowsley is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (28386), Between 25 to 34 (22308), and Between 55 to 64 (22247). 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 Knowsley has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (20,844) followed by Routine occupations (19,603), and Semi-routine occupations (17,776). 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 Knowsley

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Population of Knowsley over the years

Male Population of Knowsley over the years
Female Population of Knowsley over the years
Postcodes in Knowsley

The postcode district L, WA are associated with the Knowsley, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The Knowsley has a total of 3374 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Knowsley


Halewood North

Halewood South


Page Moss

Prescot North

Prescot South



St Gabriels

St Michaels



Whiston and Cronton


RegionNorth West