Information about South Oxfordshire

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South Oxfordshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of South Oxfordshire is 149,088 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in South Oxfordshire is 75,528, and the female population is 73,557. 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 127,890, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 9,338. 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 (74,332), followed by No religion (61,344), 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 (36,075), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (19,008). 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 Oxfordshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (46,525), while 28,043 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 52,950 adults have Level 3 education, while 15,412 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the South Oxfordshire area are

  • Professional occupations (18786)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (13483), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11387)


The average age of people living in South Oxfordshire is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (25863), Between 45 to 54 (21703), and Between 55 to 64 (19833). 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 Oxfordshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (28,967) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (25,696), and Small employers and own account workers (14,980). 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 Oxfordshire

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Population of South Oxfordshire over the years

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

The postcode district RG, OX are associated with the South Oxfordshire, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The South Oxfordshire has a total of 7704 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of South Oxfordshire
AreaSouth Oxfordshire

Benson & Crowmarsh





Didcot North East

Didcot South

Didcot West

Forest Hill & Holton

Garsington & Horspath


Haseley Brook


Kidmore End & Whitchurch

Sandford & the Wittenhams

Sonning Common





Woodcote & Rotherfield

RegionSouth East