Information about Luton

Population
225,261
Avg Annual Income
£42,605
Full Time Employees
24.79%
Average Age
36.16
Luton Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Luton is 225,261 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Luton is 112,824, and the female population is 112,438. 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 71,532, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 41,143. 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 (85,297), followed by Muslim (74,191), 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 (32,610), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (28,763). 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 Luton area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (55,840), while 24,233 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 52,563 adults have Does not apply education, while 21,943 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Luton area are

  • Elementary occupations (16729)
  • Professional occupations (15550), and
  • Process, plant and machine operatives (11485)

Age

The average age of people living in Luton is 36 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (49437), Between 25 to 34 (34371), and Between 35 to 44 (34177). 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 Luton has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (26,380) followed by Routine occupations (25,778), and Never worked and long-term unemployed (22,700). 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 Luton over the years

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Postcodes in Luton

The postcode district LU are associated with the Luton, and there are total 4 postcode areas (listed below). The Luton has a total of 3638 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Luton
NameType
AreaLuton
Ward

Barnfield

Biscot

Bramingham

Challney

Crawley

Dallow

Farley

High Town

Icknield

Leagrave

Lewsey

Limbury

Northwell

Round Green

Saints

South

Stopsley

Sundon Park

Wigmore

LTLA22
UTLA22Luton
RegionEast of England
CountryEngland