Information about South Holland

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South Holland Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of South Holland is 95,122 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in South Holland is 48,367, and the female population is 46,755. 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 80,244, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 10,764. 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 (56,024), followed by No religion (31,438), 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 (17,927), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (15,205). 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 Holland area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (28,665), while 21,609 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 16,124 adults have Does not apply education, while 12,424 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the South Holland area are

  • Process, plant and machine operatives (6976)
  • Elementary occupations (6485), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (5993)


The average age of people living in South Holland is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (15066), Between 55 to 64 (13338), and Between 45 to 54 (12987). 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 Holland has Routine occupations (16,200) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (13,469), and Semi-routine occupations (10,462). 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 South Holland over the years

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

The postcode district PE are associated with the South Holland, and there are total 4 postcode areas (listed below). The South Holland has a total of 2551 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
AreaSouth Holland

Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas

Donington, Quadring and Gosberton



Holbeach Hurn

Holbeach Town

Long Sutton

Moulton, Weston and Cowbit

Pinchbeck and Surfleet

Spalding Castle

Spalding Monks House

Spalding St John's

Spalding St Mary's

Spalding St Paul's

Spalding Wygate

Sutton Bridge

The Saints

Whaplode and Holbeach St John's

RegionEast Midlands