Information about Tameside

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

The population of Tameside is 231,070 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Tameside is 117,797, and the female population is 113,276. 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 190,305, followed by Pakistani, with a total of 8,966. 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 (110,539), followed by No religion (87,910), 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 (42,979), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (34,038). 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 Tameside area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (67,489), while 39,541 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 45,936 adults have Does not apply education, while 28,050 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Tameside area are

  • Professional occupations (15922)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (13385), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (12334)


The average age of people living in Tameside is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (43238), Between 25 to 34 (31518), and Between 45 to 54 (31270). 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 Tameside has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (33,217) followed by Routine occupations (28,002), and Intermediate occupations (25,226). 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 Tameside

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Population of Tameside over the years

Male Population of Tameside over the years
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Postcodes in Tameside

The postcode district M, SK, OL are associated with the Tameside, and there are total 9 postcode areas (listed below). The Tameside has a total of 5966 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Tameside

Ashton Hurst

Ashton St Michael's

Ashton Waterloo


Denton North East

Denton South

Denton West

Droylsden East

Droylsden West


Dukinfield Stalybridge

Hyde Godley

Hyde Newton

Hyde Werneth



St Peter's

Stalybridge North

Stalybridge South

RegionNorth West