Information about South Norfolk

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South Norfolk Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of South Norfolk is 141,948 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in South Norfolk is 72,709, and the female population is 69,238. 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 130,292, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 4,441. 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 (67,308), followed by No religion (62,982), 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 (31,718), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (21,228). 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 Norfolk area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (38,465), while 33,259 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 37,556 adults have Level 3 education, while 17,561 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the South Norfolk area are

  • Professional occupations (14379)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (9422), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (8817)


The average age of people living in South Norfolk is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (23172), Between 55 to 64 (19747), and Between 45 to 54 (19358). 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 Norfolk has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (26,143) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (16,945), and Small employers and own account workers (15,352). 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 Norfolk

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Population of South Norfolk over the years

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

The postcode district IP, NR are associated with the South Norfolk, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The South Norfolk has a total of 4484 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of South Norfolk
AreaSouth Norfolk

Beck Vale, Dickleburgh & Scole

Bressingham & Burston



Central Wymondham


Diss & Roydon

Ditchingham & Earsham






Hingham & Deopham

Loddon & Chedgrave

Mulbarton & Stoke Holy Cross

New Costessey

Newton Flotman

North Wymondham

Old Costessey

Poringland, Framinghams & Trowse


South Wymondham




RegionEast of England