Information about North Devon

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North Devon Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of North Devon is 98,612 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in North Devon is 50,593, and the female population is 48,018. 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 92,944, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 2,196. 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 (46,030), followed by No religion (44,490), 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 (20,705), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (15,124). 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 North Devon area mentioned they are Retired (24,057), while 22,376 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.


Regarding education, 23,458 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,743 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the North Devon area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (7162)
  • Professional occupations (6898), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (5749)


The average age of people living in North Devon is 46 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (15360), Between 55 to 64 (14757), and Between 65 to 74 (13221). 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 North Devon has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (16,292) followed by Small employers and own account workers (13,689), and Semi-routine occupations (11,499). 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 North Devon over the years

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Postcodes in North Devon

The postcode district EX are associated with the North Devon, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The North Devon has a total of 4014 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of North Devon
AreaNorth Devon

Barnstaple Central

Barnstaple with Pilton

Barnstaple with Westacott


Bishop's Nympton

Bratton Fleming

Braunton East

Braunton West & Georgeham



Combe Martin


Heanton Punchardon

Ilfracombe East

Ilfracombe West



Lynton & Lynmouth




North Molton


South Molton


RegionSouth West