Information about Wiltshire

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Wiltshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Wiltshire is 510,333 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Wiltshire is 258,626, and the female population is 251,704. 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 459,594, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 18,257. 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 (256,160), followed by No religion (210,601), 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 (114,886), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (70,924). 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 Wiltshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (152,163), while 104,683 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 143,201 adults have Level 3 education, while 62,668 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Wiltshire area are

  • Professional occupations (46920)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (37260), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (36607)


The average age of people living in Wiltshire is 44 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (85486), Between 55 to 64 (71046), and Between 45 to 54 (71009). 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 Wiltshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (95,305) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (62,885), and Intermediate occupations (53,043). 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)

Map of Wiltshire

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Population of Wiltshire over the years

Male Population of Wiltshire over the years
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Postcodes in Wiltshire

The postcode district RG, SN, SP, BA are associated with the Wiltshire, and there are total 27 postcode areas (listed below). The Wiltshire has a total of 18773 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Wiltshire

Aldbourne & Ramsbury

Alderbury & Whiteparish

Amesbury East & Bulford

Amesbury South

Amesbury West

Avon Valley


Box & Colerne

Bradford-on-Avon North

Bradford-on-Avon South


Bromham, Rowde & Roundway

By Brook

Calne Central

Calne Chilvester & Abberd

Calne North

Calne Rural

Calne South

Chippenham Cepen Park & Derriads

Chippenham Cepen Park & Hunters Moon

Chippenham Hardenhuish

Chippenham Hardens & Central

Chippenham Lowden & Rowden

Chippenham Monkton

Chippenham Pewsham

Chippenham Sheldon

Corsham Ladbrook

Corsham Pickwick

Corsham Without

Cricklade & Latton

Devizes East

Devizes North

Devizes Rural West

Devizes South

Downton & Ebble Valley



Fovant & Chalke Valley





Ludgershall North & Rural



Marlborough East

Marlborough West

Melksham East

Melksham Forest

Melksham South

Melksham Without North & Shurnhold

Melksham Without West & Rural



Nadder Valley

Old Sarum & Lower Bourne Valley


Pewsey Vale East

Pewsey Vale West


Redlynch & Landford

Royal Wootton Bassett East

Royal Wootton Bassett North

Royal Wootton Bassett South & West

Salisbury Bemerton Heath

Salisbury Fisherton & Bemerton Village

Salisbury Harnham East

Salisbury Harnham West

Salisbury Milford

Salisbury St Edmund's

Salisbury St Francis & Stratford

Salisbury St Paul's



The Lavingtons

Tidworth East & Ludgershall South

Tidworth North & West

Till Valley


Trowbridge Adcroft

Trowbridge Central

Trowbridge Drynham

Trowbridge Grove

Trowbridge Lambrok

Trowbridge Park

Trowbridge Paxcroft

Urchfont & Bishops Cannings

Warminster Broadway

Warminster East

Warminster North & Rural

Warminster West

Westbury East

Westbury North

Westbury West


Winsley & Westwood

Winterslow & Upper Bourne Valley

Wylye Valley

RegionSouth West