Information about Tunbridge Wells

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Tunbridge Wells Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Tunbridge Wells is 115,314 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Tunbridge Wells is 59,364, and the female population is 55,947. 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 97,049, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 7,148. 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 (57,258), followed by No religion (46,480), 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 (26,644), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (14,989). 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 Tunbridge Wells area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (32,313), while 20,755 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 38,010 adults have Level 3 education, while 13,396 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Tunbridge Wells area are

  • Professional occupations (13095)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (10209), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (8175)


The average age of people living in Tunbridge Wells is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (21399), Between 45 to 54 (17469), and Between 35 to 44 (15051). 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 Tunbridge Wells has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (21,818) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (17,708), and Small employers and own account workers (12,094). 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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Postcodes in Tunbridge Wells

The postcode district TN are associated with the Tunbridge Wells, and there are total 9 postcode areas (listed below). The Tunbridge Wells has a total of 4645 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Tunbridge Wells
AreaTunbridge Wells

Benenden and Cranbrook

Brenchley and Horsmonden




Frittenden and Sissinghurst

Goudhurst and Lamberhurst

Hawkhurst and Sandhurst

Paddock Wood East

Paddock Wood West

Pantiles and St Mark's





Southborough North

Southborough and High Brooms

Speldhurst and Bidborough

St James'

St John's

RegionSouth East