Information about Maidstone

Population
175,781
Avg Annual Income
£49,132
Full Time Employees
29.74%
Average Age
41.80
Maidstone Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Maidstone is 175,781 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Maidstone is 88,818, and the female population is 86,964. 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 144,114, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 11,474. 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 (86,589), followed by No religion (70,501), 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 (36,704), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (23,765). 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 Maidstone area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (52,285), while 31,642 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 42,531 adults have Level 3 education, while 21,706 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Maidstone area are

  • Professional occupations (15817)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (12732), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (12106)

Age

The average age of people living in Maidstone is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (31663), Between 45 to 54 (24243), and Between 25 to 34 (23435). 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 Maidstone has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (31,330) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,104), and Intermediate occupations (18,473). 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 Maidstone

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Population of Maidstone over the years

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

The postcode district ME, TN are associated with the Maidstone, and there are total 12 postcode areas (listed below). The Maidstone has a total of 5671 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Maidstone
NameType
AreaMaidstone
Ward

Allington

Barming and Teston

Bearsted

Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton

Boxley

Bridge

Coxheath and Hunton

Detling and Thurnham

Downswood and Otham

East

Fant

Harrietsham and Lenham

Headcorn

Heath

High Street

Leeds

Loose

Marden and Yalding

North

North Downs

Park Wood

Shepway North

Shepway South

South

Staplehurst

Sutton Valence and Langley

LTLA22
UTLA22Kent
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland