Information about Swindon

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Swindon Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Swindon is 233,411 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Swindon is 117,347, and the female population is 116,063. 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 173,231, followed by Indian, with a total of 17,643. 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 (108,778), followed by No religion (94,559), 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 (47,251), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (32,397). 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 Swindon area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (77,447), while 35,844 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 52,220 adults have Level 3 education, while 30,268 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Swindon area are

  • Professional occupations (21222)
  • Elementary occupations (15504), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (14798)


The average age of people living in Swindon is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (43547), Between 35 to 44 (33596), and Between 45 to 54 (33136). 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 Swindon has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (35,487) followed by Routine occupations (28,091), and Intermediate occupations (24,340). 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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Postcodes in Swindon

The postcode district SN are associated with the Swindon, and there are total 10 postcode areas (listed below). The Swindon has a total of 7092 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Swindon

Blunsdon and Highworth


Chiseldon and Lawn

Covingham and Dorcan


Gorse Hill and Pinehurst

Haydon Wick

Liden, Eldene and Park South

Lydiard and Freshbrook

Mannington and Western

Old Town

Penhill and Upper Stratton

Priory Vale


Rodbourne Cheney


St Andrews

St Margaret and South Marston

Walcot and Park North

Wroughton and Wichelstowe

RegionSouth West