Information about Ryedale

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Ryedale Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Ryedale is 54,707 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Ryedale is 28,023, and the female population is 26,684. 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 51,963, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,418. 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 (32,101), followed by No religion (18,710), 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 (12,802), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (8,555). 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 Ryedale area mentioned they are Retired (14,178), while 13,541 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.


Regarding education, 15,303 adults have Level 3 education, while 6,730 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Ryedale area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (4374)
  • Professional occupations (3962), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (3875)


The average age of people living in Ryedale is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (8803), Between 65 to 74 (8054), and Below 14 (7775). 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 Ryedale has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (9,162) followed by Small employers and own account workers (7,799), and Routine occupations (5,974). 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 Ryedale over the years

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Postcodes in Ryedale

The postcode district YO are associated with the Ryedale, and there are total 12 postcode areas (listed below). The Ryedale has a total of 3425 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Ryedale

Amotherby & Ampleforth

Helmsley & Sinnington

Hunmanby & Sherburn (part Ryedale)

Kirkbymoorside & Dales




Sheriff Hutton & Derwent

Thornton Dale & Wolds

UTLA22North Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and The Humber