Information about Solihull

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Solihull Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Solihull is 216,240 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Solihull is 111,280, and the female population is 104,960. 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 168,398, followed by Indian, with a total of 11,344. 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 (109,707), followed by No religion (71,065), 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 (45,378), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (28,916). 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 Solihull area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (60,836), while 44,937 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 61,847 adults have Level 3 education, while 24,691 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Solihull area are

  • Professional occupations (23824)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (14975), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (12966)


The average age of people living in Solihull is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (39069), Between 45 to 54 (29394), and Between 55 to 64 (28413). 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 Solihull has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (38,064) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (29,502), and Intermediate occupations (22,591). 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 Solihull over the years

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Postcodes in Solihull

The postcode district B, CV are associated with the Solihull, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The Solihull has a total of 4419 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Solihull



Castle Bromwich

Chelmsley Wood

Dorridge and Hockley Heath


Kingshurst and Fordbridge





Shirley East

Shirley South

Shirley West


Smith's Wood

St Alphege

RegionWest Midlands