Information about Welwyn Hatfield

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Welwyn Hatfield Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Welwyn Hatfield is 119,835 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Welwyn Hatfield is 60,930, and the female population is 58,907. 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 80,551, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 11,647. 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 (56,536), followed by No religion (44,307), 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 (23,806), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (15,375). 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 Welwyn Hatfield area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (34,628), while 17,483 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 36,378 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,533 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Welwyn Hatfield area are

  • Professional occupations (12148)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (8411), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (7923)


The average age of people living in Welwyn Hatfield is 39 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (20992), Between 15 to 24 (18649), and Between 35 to 44 (16286). 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 Welwyn Hatfield has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (19,493) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (14,703), and Full-time students (13,482). 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 Welwyn Hatfield over the years

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Postcodes in Welwyn Hatfield

The postcode district AL, EN, SG are associated with the Welwyn Hatfield, and there are total 9 postcode areas (listed below). The Welwyn Hatfield has a total of 3724 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Welwyn Hatfield
AreaWelwyn Hatfield

Brookmans Park and Little Heath



Hatfield Central

Hatfield East

Hatfield South West

Hatfield Villages



Northaw and Cuffley




Welham Green and Hatfield South

Welwyn East

Welwyn West

RegionEast of England