Information about Torridge

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Torridge Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Torridge is 68,114 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Torridge is 34,769, and the female population is 33,345. 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 65,452, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 1,110. 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 (33,184), followed by No religion (29,542), 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 (14,051), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (10,950). 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 Torridge area mentioned they are Retired (18,399), while 13,942 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.


Regarding education, 15,059 adults have Level 3 education, while 9,073 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Torridge area are

  • Skilled trades occupations (5648)
  • Professional occupations (3801), and
  • Caring, leisure and other service occupations (3723)


The average age of people living in Torridge is 48 years old. The top three age distributions are: Between 55 to 64 (10958), Between 65 to 74 (10498), and Below 14 (9855). 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 Torridge has Small employers and own account workers (10,684) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (10,640), and Semi-routine occupations (8,448). 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 Torridge over the years

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Postcodes in Torridge

The postcode district PL, EX are associated with the Torridge, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The Torridge has a total of 2768 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Torridge


Bideford East

Bideford North

Bideford South

Bideford West


Great Torrington



Milton & Tamarside

Monkleigh & Putford


Shebbear & Langtree

Two Rivers & Three Moors

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RegionSouth West