Information about South Lakeland

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South Lakeland Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of South Lakeland is 104,450 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in South Lakeland is 53,299, and the female population is 51,151. 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 97,960, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 3,512. 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 (57,310), followed by No religion (39,102), 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 (26,245), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (15,748). 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 Lakeland area mentioned they are Retired (28,738), while 25,982 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.


Regarding education, 34,591 adults have Level 3 education, while 11,563 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the South Lakeland area are

  • Professional occupations (9048)
  • Skilled trades occupations (7832), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (7534)


The average age of people living in South Lakeland is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (16776), Between 65 to 74 (15250), and Between 45 to 54 (14337). 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 Lakeland has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,551) followed by Small employers and own account workers (13,779), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (12,839). 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 Lakeland

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Population of South Lakeland over the years

Male Population of South Lakeland over the years
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Postcodes in South Lakeland

The postcode district LA are associated with the South Lakeland, and there are total 14 postcode areas (listed below). The South Lakeland has a total of 4935 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of South Lakeland
AreaSouth Lakeland

Bowness and Lyth

Burton and Holme

Coniston and Hawkshead

Grange and Cartmel

High Furness

Kendal Castle

Kendal Highgate

Kendal Nether

Kendal South

Kendal Strickland and Fell

Kent Estuary

Levens and Crooklands

Low Furness

Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale


Upper Kent

Windermere and Ambleside

RegionNorth West