Information about Mendip

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Mendip Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Mendip is 116,089 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Mendip is 59,703, and the female population is 56,386. 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 106,608, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 4,660. 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 (54,485), followed by No religion (50,786), 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 (25,860), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (17,103). 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 Mendip area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (28,937), while 25,472 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 32,616 adults have Level 3 education, while 14,339 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Mendip area are

  • Professional occupations (9577)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7979), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (7408)


The average age of people living in Mendip is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (18633), Between 55 to 64 (16948), and Between 45 to 54 (16568). 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 Mendip has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (20,788) followed by Small employers and own account workers (14,294), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (11,955). 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 Mendip over the years

Male Population of Mendip over the years
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Postcodes in Mendip

The postcode district BS, BA, TA are associated with the Mendip, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The Mendip has a total of 4432 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Mendip

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Mendip Central and East

Mendip Hills

Mendip South

Mendip West

Shepton Mallet



RegionSouth West