Information about Oadby and Wigston

Population
57,747
Avg Annual Income
£40,800
Full Time Employees
26.90%
Average Age
42.82
Oadby and Wigston Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Oadby and Wigston is 57,747 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Oadby and Wigston is 29,754, and the female population is 27,993. 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 34,512, followed by Indian, with a total of 12,189. 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 (19,996), followed by No religion (17,441), 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 (11,109), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (7,829). 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 Oadby and Wigston area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (15,536), while 11,743 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 15,123 adults have Level 3 education, while 6,035 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Oadby and Wigston area are

  • Professional occupations (5815)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3255), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (2997)

Age

The average age of people living in Oadby and Wigston is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (9849), Between 55 to 64 (7442), and Between 45 to 54 (7310). 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 Oadby and Wigston has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (9,217) followed by Intermediate occupations (6,122), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (6,033). 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 Oadby and Wigston

The postcode district LE are associated with the Oadby and Wigston, and there are total 3 postcode areas (listed below). The Oadby and Wigston has a total of 1703 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Oadby and Wigston
NameType
AreaOadby and Wigston
Ward

Oadby Brocks Hill

Oadby Grange

Oadby St Peter's

Oadby Uplands

Oadby Woodlands

South Wigston

Wigston All Saints

Wigston Fields

Wigston Meadowcourt

Wigston St Wolstan's

LTLA22
UTLA22Leicestershire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland