Information about Southend-on-Sea

Population
180,685
Avg Annual Income
£41,894
Full Time Employees
26.99%
Average Age
41.97
Southend-on-Sea Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Southend-on-Sea is 180,685 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Southend-on-Sea is 92,773, and the female population is 87,913. 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 147,442, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 8,721. 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 No religion (81,187), followed by Christian (76,884), 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

Deprivation

As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (35,711), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (27,058). 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 Southend-on-Sea area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (48,759), while 32,958 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 39,832 adults have Level 3 education, while 23,151 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Southend-on-Sea area are

  • Professional occupations (15911)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11769), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (10787)

Age

The average age of people living in Southend-on-Sea is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (32295), Between 45 to 54 (24860), and Between 35 to 44 (24358). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.

NS-SEC

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 Southend-on-Sea has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (30,977) followed by Intermediate occupations (19,443), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (18,251). 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 Southend-on-Sea over the years

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Postcodes in Southend-on-Sea

The postcode district SS are associated with the Southend-on-Sea, and there are total 6 postcode areas (listed below). The Southend-on-Sea has a total of 3830 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Southend-on-Sea
NameType
AreaSouthend-on-Sea
Ward

Belfairs

Blenheim Park

Chalkwell

Eastwood Park

Kursaal

Leigh

Milton

Prittlewell

Shoeburyness

Southchurch

St Laurence

St. Luke's

Thorpe

Victoria

West Leigh

West Shoebury

Westborough

LTLA22
UTLA22Southend-on-Sea
RegionEast of England
CountryEngland