Information about Northumberland

Population
320,566
Avg Annual Income
£37,606
Full Time Employees
25.57%
Average Age
46.18
Northumberland Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Northumberland is 320,566 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Northumberland is 163,989, and the female population is 156,578. 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 308,015, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,864. 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 (170,668), followed by No religion (128,703), 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 (71,280), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (49,905). 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 Northumberland area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (81,955), while 81,177 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 82,653 adults have Level 3 education, while 38,873 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Northumberland area are

  • Professional occupations (24722)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (17405), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (17034)

Age

The average age of people living in Northumberland is 46 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (50533), Below 14 (48330), and Between 65 to 74 (45559). 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 Northumberland has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (54,620) followed by Semi-routine occupations (34,689), and Routine occupations (32,855). 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 Northumberland

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Population of Northumberland over the years

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Postcodes in Northumberland

The postcode district NE, TD, DH, CA are associated with the Northumberland, and there are total 35 postcode areas (listed below). The Northumberland has a total of 13483 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Northumberland
NameType
AreaNorthumberland
Ward

Alnwick

Amble

Amble West with Warkworth

Ashington Central

Bamburgh

Bedlington Central

Bedlington East

Bedlington West

Bellingham

Berwick East

Berwick North

Berwick West with Ord

Bothal

Bywell

Choppington

College

Corbridge

Cowpen

Cramlington East

Cramlington Eastfield

Cramlington North

Cramlington South East

Cramlington Village

Cramlington West

Croft

Druridge Bay

Haltwhistle

Hartley

Haydon

Haydon and Hadrian

Hexham Central with Acomb

Hexham East

Hexham West

Hirst

Holywell

Humshaugh

Isabella

Kitty Brewster

Longhorsley

Longhoughton

Lynemouth

Morpeth Kirkhill

Morpeth North

Morpeth Stobhill

Newbiggin Central and East

Newsham

Norham and Islandshires

Pegswood

Plessey

Ponteland East and Stannington

Ponteland North

Ponteland South with Heddon

Ponteland West

Prudhoe North

Prudhoe South

Rothbury

Seaton with Newbiggin West

Seghill with Seaton Delaval

Shilbottle

Sleekburn

South Blyth

South Tynedale

Stakeford

Stocksfield and Broomhaugh

Wensleydale

Wooler

LTLA22
UTLA22Northumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland