Information about Norwich

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Norwich Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Norwich is 143,924 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Norwich is 72,851, and the female population is 71,071. 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 111,623, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 12,485. 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 No religion (76,973), followed by Christian (48,399), 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 (28,982), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (22,168). 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 Norwich area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (37,731), while 20,148 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 41,202 adults have Level 3 education, while 14,453 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Norwich area are

  • Professional occupations (14691)
  • Elementary occupations (8613), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (8202)


The average age of people living in Norwich is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (26735), Between 25 to 34 (23745), and Below 14 (21875). 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 Norwich has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (21,234) followed by Full-time students (18,971), and Routine occupations (16,459). 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 Norwich over the years

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Postcodes in Norwich

The postcode district NR are associated with the Norwich, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Norwich has a total of 2651 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Norwich


Catton Grove





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Thorpe Hamlet

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RegionEast of England