Information about Telford and Wrekin

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Telford and Wrekin Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Telford and Wrekin is 185,543 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Telford and Wrekin is 94,206, and the female population is 91,335. 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 153,936, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 8,589. 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 (88,275), followed by No religion (75,965), 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 (35,190), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (25,928). 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 Telford and Wrekin area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (55,522), while 31,490 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 38,803 adults have Level 3 education, while 23,218 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Telford and Wrekin area are

  • Professional occupations (14031)
  • Elementary occupations (10745), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (10426)


The average age of people living in Telford and Wrekin is 41 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (34573), Between 45 to 54 (25557), and Between 25 to 34 (24526). 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 Telford and Wrekin has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (26,972) followed by Routine occupations (23,533), and Semi-routine occupations (20,161). 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 Telford and Wrekin over the years

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Postcodes in Telford and Wrekin

The postcode district SY, TF, WV are associated with the Telford and Wrekin, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The Telford and Wrekin has a total of 5800 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Telford and Wrekin
AreaTelford and Wrekin

Admaston & Bratton

Apley Castle



Church Aston & Lilleshall


Dawley & Aqueduct



Edgmond & Ercall Magna


Hadley & Leegomery


Horsehay & Lightmoor

Ironbridge Gorge

Ketley & Overdale

Madeley & Sutton Hill

Malinslee & Dawley Bank


Newport North & West

Newport South & East

Oakengates & Ketley Bank




St Georges

The Nedge



Wrockwardine Wood & Trench

UTLA22Telford and Wrekin
RegionWest Midlands