Information about Powys

Population
133,169
Avg Annual Income
£35,242
Full Time Employees
22.70%
Average Age
47.45
Powys Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Powys is 133,169 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Powys is 67,467, and the female population is 65,702. 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 126,357, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,068. 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 (65,134), followed by No religion (55,971), 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 (29,223), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (20,871). 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 Powys area mentioned they are Retired (33,173), while 30,228 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.

Education

Regarding education, 35,849 adults have Level 3 education, while 16,747 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Powys area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (12196)
  • Professional occupations (9056), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7396)

Age

The average age of people living in Powys is 47 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (21084), Between 65 to 74 (19877), and Below 14 (19267). 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 Powys has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (22,709) followed by Small employers and own account workers (21,163), and Semi-routine occupations (14,183). 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 Powys over the years

Male Population of Powys over the years
Female Population of Powys over the years
Postcodes in Powys

The postcode district SA, CF, HR, NP, LD, SY are associated with the Powys, and there are total 25 postcode areas (listed below). The Powys has a total of 6347 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Powys
NameType
AreaPowys
Ward

Aber-craf and Ystradgynlais

Banwy, Llanfihangel and Llanwddyn

Berriew and Castle Caereinion

Brecon East

Brecon West

Bronllys and Felin-fach

Builth

Caersws

Churchstoke

Crickhowell with Cwmdu and Tretower

Cwm-twrch

Disserth and Trecoed with Newbridge

Dolforwyn

Forden and Montgomery

Glantwymyn

Glasbury

Guilsfield

Gwernyfed

Hay

Ithon Valley

Kerry

Knighton with Beguildy

Llanafanfawr with Garth

Llandinam with Dolfor

Llandrindod North

Llandrindod South

Llandrinio

Llandysilio

Llanelwedd

Llanfair Caereinion and Llanerfyl

Llanfyllin

Llangattock and Llangynidr

Llangors with Bwlch

Llangunllo with Norton

Llangyniew and Meifod

Llanidloes

Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant and Llansilin

Llansantffraid

Llanwrtyd Wells

Llanyre with Nantmel

Machynlleth

Maescar and Llywel

Newtown Central and South

Newtown East

Newtown North

Newtown West

Old Radnor

Presteigne

Rhayader

Rhiwcynon

Talgarth

Talybont-on-Usk

Tawe Uchaf

Trelystan and Trewern

Welshpool Castle

Welshpool Gungrog

Welshpool Llanerchyddol

Ynyscedwyn

Yscir with Honddu Isaf and Llanddew

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UTLA22Powys
RegionWales
CountryWales