Information about Lancaster

Population
142,939
Avg Annual Income
£38,067
Full Time Employees
24.70%
Average Age
42.16
Lancaster Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Lancaster is 142,939 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Lancaster is 73,002, and the female population is 69,929. 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 125,552, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 6,310. 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 (74,108), followed by No religion (54,433), 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 (29,026), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (20,314). 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 Lancaster area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (35,308), while 28,643 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 38,664 adults have Level 3 education, while 14,998 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Lancaster area are

  • Professional occupations (12488)
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (7516), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7430)

Age

The average age of people living in Lancaster is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (23481), Below 14 (21756), and Between 55 to 64 (18588). 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 Lancaster has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (22,239) followed by Full-time students (16,544), and Semi-routine occupations (14,862). 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 Lancaster

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Population of Lancaster over the years

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Postcodes in Lancaster

The postcode district LA are associated with the Lancaster, and there are total 6 postcode areas (listed below). The Lancaster has a total of 4132 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Lancaster
NameType
AreaLancaster
Ward

Bare

Bolton & Slyne

Bulk

Carnforth & Millhead

Castle

Ellel

Halton-with-Aughton

Harbour

Heysham Central

Heysham North

Heysham South

John O'Gaunt

Kellet

Lower Lune Valley

Marsh

Overton

Poulton

Scotforth East

Scotforth West

Silverdale

Skerton East

Skerton West

Torrisholme

University & Scotforth Rural

Upper Lune Valley

Warton

Westgate

LTLA22
UTLA22Lancashire
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland