Information about Swansea

Population
238,491
Avg Annual Income
£36,362
Full Time Employees
24.99%
Average Age
42.27
Swansea Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Swansea is 238,491 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Swansea is 120,966, and the female population is 117,524. 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 208,703, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 8,028. 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 (112,687), followed by Christian (98,492), 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 (47,764), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (34,960). 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 Swansea area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (59,606), while 47,263 adults mentioned they are Retired.

Education

Regarding education, 64,835 adults have Level 3 education, while 27,362 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Swansea area are

  • Professional occupations (20070)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (11489), and
  • Administrative and secretarial occupations (11025)

Age

The average age of people living in Swansea is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (38131), Between 15 to 24 (33609), and Between 55 to 64 (30541). 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 Swansea has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (37,588) followed by Semi-routine occupations (24,825), and Intermediate occupations (24,373). 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 Swansea

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Population of Swansea over the years

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

The postcode district SA are associated with the Swansea, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The Swansea has a total of 6012 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Swansea
NameType
AreaSwansea
Ward

Bishopston

Bôn-y-maen

Castle

Clydach

Cockett

Cwmbwrla

Dunvant and Killay

Fairwood

Gorseinon and Penyrheol

Gower

Gowerton

Landore

Llangyfelach

Llansamlet

Llwchwr

Mayals

Morriston

Mumbles

Mynydd-bach

Pen-clawdd

Penderry

Penllergaer

Pennard

Pontarddulais

Pontlliew and Tircoed

Sketty

St Thomas

Townhill

Uplands

Waterfront

Waunarlwydd

West Cross

LTLA22
UTLA22Swansea
RegionWales
CountryWales