Information about Test Valley

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Test Valley Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Test Valley is 130,491 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Test Valley is 66,608, and the female population is 63,884. 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 114,873, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 5,718. 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 (65,873), followed by No religion (53,030), 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 (30,460), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (17,505). 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 Test Valley area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (41,038), while 26,325 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 38,099 adults have Level 3 education, while 15,329 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Test Valley area are

  • Professional occupations (13522)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (10383), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (9305)


The average age of people living in Test Valley is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (22345), Between 45 to 54 (18572), and Between 55 to 64 (17806). 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 Test Valley has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (24,774) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (18,548), and Intermediate occupations (13,710). 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 Test Valley over the years

Male Population of Test Valley over the years
Female Population of Test Valley over the years
Postcodes in Test Valley

The postcode district SP, SO are associated with the Test Valley, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The Test Valley has a total of 5428 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Test Valley
AreaTest Valley

Ampfield & Braishfield

Andover Downlands

Andover Harroway

Andover Millway

Andover Romans

Andover St Mary's

Andover Winton




Bourne Valley

Charlton & the Pentons

Chilworth, Nursling & Rownhams


Mid Test

North Baddesley

Romsey Abbey

Romsey Cupernham

Romsey Tadburn

Valley Park

RegionSouth East