Information about Ribble Valley

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Ribble Valley Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Ribble Valley is 61,565 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Ribble Valley is 31,357, and the female population is 30,204. 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 57,916, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 978. 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 (40,855), followed by No religion (16,144), 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 (15,673), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (8,156). 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 Ribble Valley area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (17,860), while 14,898 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 20,456 adults have Level 3 education, while 6,746 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Ribble Valley area are

  • Professional occupations (6818)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (5125), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (3989)


The average age of people living in Ribble Valley is 46 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (9721), Below 14 (9352), and Between 45 to 54 (8963). 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 Ribble Valley has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (12,699) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (8,335), and Small employers and own account workers (6,884). 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 Ribble Valley over the years

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Postcodes in Ribble Valley

The postcode district PR, BB, BD are associated with the Ribble Valley, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Ribble Valley has a total of 2347 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Ribble Valley
AreaRibble Valley

Alston & Hothersall

Billington & Langho


Brockhall & Dinckley



Clayton-le-Dale & Salesbury

Derby & Thornley


East Whalley, Read & Simonstone

Edisford & Low Moor

Gisburn & Rimington

Hurst Green & Whitewell







St Mary's

Waddington, Bashall Eaves & Mitton

West Bradford & Grindleton

Whalley & Painter Wood

Whalley Nethertown

Wilpshire & Ramsgreave

Wiswell & Barrow

RegionNorth West