Information about Oxford

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Oxford Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Oxford is 162,040 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Oxford is 82,419, and the female population is 79,622. 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 86,672, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 24,975. 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 (63,201), followed by Christian (61,750), 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 (28,832), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (17,781). 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 Oxford area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (45,403), while 29,820 adults mentioned they are Student.


Regarding education, 65,698 adults have Level 3 education, while 10,389 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Oxford area are

  • Professional occupations (26873)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (8620), and
  • Elementary occupations (7844)


The average age of people living in Oxford is 36 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 15 to 24 (37865), Between 25 to 34 (28671), and Below 14 (23639). 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 Oxford has Full-time students (36,216) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (24,602), and Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (22,355). 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 Oxford

The postcode district OX are associated with the Oxford, and there are total 4 postcode areas (listed below). The Oxford has a total of 5459 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Oxford

Barton & Sandhills

Blackbird Leys

Carfax & Jericho



Cutteslowe & Sunnymead



Headington Hill & Northway

Hinksey Park


Lye Valley


Northfield Brook

Osney & St Thomas

Quarry & Risinghurst

Rose Hill & Iffley

St Clement's

St Mary's


Temple Cowley

Walton Manor


RegionSouth East