Information about North Somerset

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North Somerset Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of North Somerset is 216,729 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in North Somerset is 111,422, and the female population is 105,306. 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 195,915, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 9,948. 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 (100,990), followed by No religion (98,085), 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 (48,754), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (31,684). 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 Somerset area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (59,243), while 49,984 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 60,489 adults have Level 3 education, while 26,482 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the North Somerset area are

  • Professional occupations (20359)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (14625), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (13585)


The average age of people living in North Somerset is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (35738), Between 45 to 54 (29618), and Between 55 to 64 (29274). 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 Somerset has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (39,836) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (26,381), and Intermediate occupations (22,311). 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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Postcodes in North Somerset

The postcode district BS are associated with the North Somerset, and there are total 15 postcode areas (listed below). The North Somerset has a total of 8432 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of North Somerset
AreaNorth Somerset


Banwell & Winscombe

Blagdon & Churchill

Clevedon East

Clevedon South

Clevedon Walton

Clevedon West

Clevedon Yeo

Congresbury & Puxton

Gordano Valley

Hutton & Locking

Long Ashton

Nailsea Golden Valley

Nailsea West End

Nailsea Yeo

Nailsea Youngwood


Portishead East

Portishead North

Portishead South

Portishead West

Weston-super-Mare Central

Weston-super-Mare Hillside

Weston-super-Mare Kewstoke

Weston-super-Mare Mid Worle

Weston-super-Mare Milton

Weston-super-Mare North Worle

Weston-super-Mare South

Weston-super-Mare South Worle

Weston-super-Mare Uphill

Weston-super-Mare Winterstoke

Wick St Lawrence & St Georges




UTLA22North Somerset
RegionSouth West