Information about South Derbyshire

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South Derbyshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of South Derbyshire is 107,206 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in South Derbyshire is 54,665, and the female population is 52,543. 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 96,634, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 2,643. 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 (50,805), followed by No religion (46,148), 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 (24,546), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (14,303). 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 South Derbyshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (34,729), while 19,931 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 27,668 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,843 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the South Derbyshire area are

  • Professional occupations (10303)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7651), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (6889)


The average age of people living in South Derbyshire is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (18884), Between 45 to 54 (15734), and Between 55 to 64 (14089). 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 South Derbyshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (18,857) followed by Routine occupations (12,002), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (11,831). 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 South Derbyshire

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Population of South Derbyshire over the years

Male Population of South Derbyshire over the years
Female Population of South Derbyshire over the years
Postcodes in South Derbyshire

The postcode district LE, DE are associated with the South Derbyshire, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The South Derbyshire has a total of 2835 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of South Derbyshire
AreaSouth Derbyshire


Church Gresley







Newhall and Stanton





Willington and Findern


RegionEast Midlands