Information about St Albans

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St Albans Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of St Albans is 148,169 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in St Albans is 75,871, and the female population is 72,296. 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 108,962, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 11,636. 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 (70,246), followed by No religion (55,020), 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 (35,772), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (17,068). 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 St Albans area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (44,123), while 24,127 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 61,536 adults have Level 3 education, while 13,318 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the St Albans area are

  • Professional occupations (22216)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (15131), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11484)


The average age of people living in St Albans is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (30067), Between 45 to 54 (23013), and Between 35 to 44 (21375). 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 St Albans has Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (30,248) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (29,548), and Intermediate occupations (12,404). 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 St Albans over the years

Male Population of St Albans over the years
Female Population of St Albans over the years
Postcodes in St Albans

The postcode district AL are associated with the St Albans, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The St Albans has a total of 5214 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info
AreaSt Albans


Bernards Heath


Colney Heath


Harpenden East

Harpenden North & Rural

Harpenden South

Harpenden West

Hill End

London Colney

Marshalswick East & Jersey Farm

Marshalswick West

Park Street


Sandridge & Wheathampstead


St Peters

St Stephen


RegionEast of England