Information about Stockport

Avg Annual Income
Full Time Employees
Average Age
Stockport Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Stockport is 294,770 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Stockport is 151,373, and the female population is 143,400. 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 245,831, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 10,953. 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 (139,951), followed by No religion (116,749), 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 (64,926), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (40,720). 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 Stockport area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (86,390), while 57,654 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 89,741 adults have Level 3 education, while 32,340 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Stockport area are

  • Professional occupations (34321)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (20204), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (19060)


The average age of people living in Stockport is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (52559), Between 35 to 44 (39900), and Between 45 to 54 (39750). 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 Stockport has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (54,976) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (38,178), and Intermediate occupations (32,518). 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 Stockport over the years

Male Population of Stockport over the years
Female Population of Stockport over the years
Postcodes in Stockport

The postcode district SK, M are associated with the Stockport, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The Stockport has a total of 7436 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info

Bramhall North

Bramhall South and Woodford

Bredbury Green and Romiley

Bredbury and Woodley

Brinnington and Central

Cheadle Hulme North

Cheadle Hulme South

Cheadle and Gatley

Davenport and Cale Green

Edgeley and Cheadle Heath

Hazel Grove

Heald Green

Heatons North

Heatons South


Marple North

Marple South and High Lane


Reddish North

Reddish South

Stepping Hill

RegionNorth West