Information about Torbay

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Torbay Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Torbay is 139,324 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Torbay is 71,493, and the female population is 67,831. 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 128,375, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 4,714. 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 (67,634), followed by No religion (60,178), 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 (26,537), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (22,606). 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 Torbay area mentioned they are Retired (35,505), while 30,845 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.


Regarding education, 29,628 adults have Level 3 education, while 18,096 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Torbay area are

  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (8347)
  • Professional occupations (8239), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (7759)


The average age of people living in Torbay is 47 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (20872), Between 55 to 64 (20579), and Between 65 to 74 (19226). 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 Torbay has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (21,931) followed by Semi-routine occupations (17,627), and Small employers and own account workers (16,510). 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 Torbay over the years

Male Population of Torbay over the years
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Postcodes in Torbay

The postcode district TQ are associated with the Torbay, and there are total 5 postcode areas (listed below). The Torbay has a total of 3651 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Torbay

Barton with Watcombe

Churston with Galmpton

Clifton with Maidenway

Cockington with Chelston

Collaton St Mary


Furzeham with Summercombe

Goodrington with Roselands

King's Ash


Roundham with Hyde


St Marychurch

St Peter's with St Mary's



RegionSouth West