Information about Winchester

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Winchester Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Winchester is 127,444 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Winchester is 65,380, and the female population is 62,065. 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 112,304, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 5,638. 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 (61,948), followed by No religion (53,752), 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 (30,153), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (15,705). 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 Winchester area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (34,991), while 25,233 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 47,033 adults have Level 3 education, while 12,998 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Winchester area are

  • Professional occupations (16313)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (11084), and
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (8850)


The average age of people living in Winchester is 43 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (21120), Between 45 to 54 (17404), and Between 15 to 24 (17380). 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 Winchester has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (24,857) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (22,240), and Small employers and own account workers (11,921). 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 Winchester over the years

Male Population of Winchester over the years
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Postcodes in Winchester

The postcode district GU, SO, PO are associated with the Winchester, and there are total 11 postcode areas (listed below). The Winchester has a total of 5162 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Winchester

Alresford and Itchen Valley

Badger Farm and Oliver's Battery

Bishop's Waltham

Central Meon Valley

Colden Common and Twyford


Southwick and Wickham

St Barnabas

St Bartholomew

St Luke

St Michael

St Paul

The Worthys

Upper Meon Valley

Whiteley and Shedfield

Wonston and Micheldever

RegionSouth East