Information about Wealden

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Wealden Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Wealden is 160,152 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Wealden is 83,014, and the female population is 77,137. 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 146,968, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 5,248. 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 (79,239), followed by No religion (67,386), 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 (35,828), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (23,388). 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 Wealden area mentioned they are Retired (39,413), while 38,352 adults mentioned they are Employee: Full-time.


Regarding education, 43,548 adults have Level 3 education, while 20,838 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Wealden area are

  • Professional occupations (13625)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (12879), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (10220)


The average age of people living in Wealden is 47 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (24685), Between 55 to 64 (24275), and Between 45 to 54 (22114). 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 Wealden has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (30,410) followed by Small employers and own account workers (21,904), and Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,770). 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 Wealden over the years

Male Population of Wealden over the years
Female Population of Wealden over the years
Postcodes in Wealden

The postcode district BN, TN, RH are associated with the Wealden, and there are total 20 postcode areas (listed below). The Wealden has a total of 7195 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info



Chiddingly, East Hoathly & Waldron

Crowborough Central

Crowborough Jarvis Brook

Crowborough North

Crowborough South East

Crowborough South West

Crowborough St Johns

Danehill & Fletching

Forest Row

Framfield & Cross-in-Hand

Frant & Wadhurst

Hadlow Down & Rotherfield

Hailsham Central

Hailsham East

Hailsham North

Hailsham North West

Hailsham South

Hailsham West


Heathfield North

Heathfield South


Herstmonceux & Pevensey Levels

Horam & Punnetts Town

Lower Willingdon


Mayfield & Five Ashes

Pevensey Bay

Polegate Central

Polegate North

Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill

South Downs

Stone Cross

Uckfield East

Uckfield New Town

Uckfield North

Uckfield Ridgewood & Little Horsted

Upper Willingdon


UTLA22East Sussex
RegionSouth East