Information about Sheffield

Population
556,523
Avg Annual Income
£40,571
Full Time Employees
25.13%
Average Age
39.84
Sheffield Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Sheffield is 556,523 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Sheffield is 282,327, and the female population is 274,194. 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 414,698, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 27,671. 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 No religion (241,556), followed by Christian (214,136), 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 (105,238), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (78,863). 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 Sheffield area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (139,864), while 91,847 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 152,194 adults have Level 3 education, while 53,589 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Sheffield area are

  • Professional occupations (56141)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (29427), and
  • Elementary occupations (27493)

Age

The average age of people living in Sheffield is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (94243), Between 15 to 24 (88327), and Between 25 to 34 (79401). 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 Sheffield has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (80,586) followed by Full-time students (61,180), and Routine occupations (55,737). 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 Sheffield

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Population of Sheffield over the years

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Postcodes in Sheffield

The postcode district S are associated with the Sheffield, and there are total 21 postcode areas (listed below). The Sheffield has a total of 13955 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Sheffield
NameType
AreaSheffield
Ward

Beauchief and Greenhill

Beighton

Birley

Broomhill and Sharrow Vale

Burngreave

City

Crookes and Crosspool

Darnall

Dore and Totley

East Ecclesfield

Ecclesall

Firth Park

Fulwood

Gleadless Valley

Graves Park

Hillsborough

Manor Castle

Mosborough

Nether Edge and Sharrow

Park and Arbourthorne

Richmond

Shiregreen and Brightside

Southey

Stannington

Stocksbridge and Upper Don

Walkley

West Ecclesfield

Woodhouse

LTLA22
UTLA22Sheffield
RegionYorkshire and The Humber
CountryEngland