Information about South Ribble

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South Ribble Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of South Ribble is 111,035 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in South Ribble is 56,734, and the female population is 54,301. 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 103,089, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 2,132. 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 (68,622), followed by No religion (34,239), 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 (25,461), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (16,043). 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 Ribble area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (35,262), while 24,146 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 29,235 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,886 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the South Ribble area are

  • Professional occupations (10836)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7565), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (6556)


The average age of people living in South Ribble is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (18315), Between 45 to 54 (15712), and Between 55 to 64 (15569). 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 Ribble has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (20,736) followed by Intermediate occupations (13,169), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (11,626). 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 Ribble over the years

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

The postcode district BB, PR are associated with the South Ribble, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The South Ribble has a total of 3377 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
AreaSouth Ribble

Bamber Bridge East

Bamber Bridge West

Broad Oak


Buckshaw & Worden


Coupe Green & Gregson Lane

Earnshaw Bridge

Farington East

Farington West


Howick & Priory

Leyland Central

Longton & Hutton West

Lostock Hall


Moss Side

New Longton & Hutton East

Samlesbury & Walton

Seven Stars

St Ambrose

Walton-le-Dale East

Walton-le-Dale West

RegionNorth West