Information about Rossendale

Population
70,868
Avg Annual Income
£38,863
Full Time Employees
28.69%
Average Age
42.23
Rossendale Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Rossendale is 70,868 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Rossendale is 36,106, and the female population is 34,765. 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 64,073, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 1,632. 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 (34,611), followed by No religion (28,412), 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 (14,666), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (10,071). 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 Rossendale area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (20,332), while 13,342 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 17,565 adults have Level 3 education, while 8,145 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Rossendale area are

  • Professional occupations (6256)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (4366), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (4316)

Age

The average age of people living in Rossendale is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (12714), Between 45 to 54 (10296), and Between 55 to 64 (9726). 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 Rossendale has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (12,050) followed by Routine occupations (7,502), and Semi-routine occupations (6,836). 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)

Map of Rossendale

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Population of Rossendale over the years

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

The postcode district OL, BB, BL are associated with the Rossendale, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The Rossendale has a total of 2505 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Rossendale
NameType
AreaRossendale
Ward

Cribden

Eden

Facit and Shawforth

Goodshaw

Greenfield

Greensclough

Hareholme

Healey and Whitworth

Helmshore

Irwell

Longholme

Stacksteads

Whitewell

Worsley

LTLA22
UTLA22Lancashire
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland