Information about Pendle

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Pendle Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Pendle is 95,758 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Pendle is 48,396, and the female population is 47,361. 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 63,320, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 24,502. 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 (37,526), followed by No religion (27,526), 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 (16,180), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (13,333). 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 Pendle area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (23,054), while 16,708 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 20,535 adults have Does not apply education, while 9,740 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Pendle area are

  • Professional occupations (5701)
  • Skilled trades occupations (5373), and
  • Elementary occupations (4871)


The average age of people living in Pendle is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (19271), Between 35 to 44 (12376), and Between 45 to 54 (12159). 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 Pendle has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (12,270) followed by Routine occupations (12,262), and Semi-routine occupations (9,986). 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 Pendle over the years

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Postcodes in Pendle

The postcode district BB are associated with the Pendle, and there are total 6 postcode areas (listed below). The Pendle has a total of 3416 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Pendle


Barrowford & Pendleside

Boulsworth & Foulridge


Brierfield East & Clover Hill

Brierfield West & Reedley

Earby & Coates

Fence & Higham

Marsden & Southfield

Vivary Bridge

Waterside & Horsfield

Whitefield & Walverden

RegionNorth West