Information about Wolverhampton

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Wolverhampton Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Wolverhampton is 263,726 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Wolverhampton is 134,175, and the female population is 129,552. 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 144,303, followed by Indian, with a total of 42,052. 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 (115,640), followed by No religion (73,317), 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 (42,414), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (37,053). 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 Wolverhampton area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (68,943), while 39,930 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 55,285 adults have Does not apply education, while 28,741 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Wolverhampton area are

  • Professional occupations (17783)
  • Elementary occupations (16732), and
  • Process, plant and machine operatives (12623)


The average age of people living in Wolverhampton is 40 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (52049), Between 25 to 34 (35957), and Between 35 to 44 (35735). 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 Wolverhampton has Routine occupations (37,276) followed by Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (32,608), and Semi-routine occupations (28,753). 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 Wolverhampton over the years

Male Population of Wolverhampton over the years
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Postcodes in Wolverhampton

The postcode district WV are associated with the Wolverhampton, and there are total 13 postcode areas (listed below). The Wolverhampton has a total of 6573 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Wolverhampton

Bilston East

Bilston North


Bushbury North

Bushbury South and Low Hill

East Park


Fallings Park


Heath Town

Merry Hill




Spring Vale

St Peter's

Tettenhall Regis

Tettenhall Wightwick

Wednesfield North

Wednesfield South

RegionWest Midlands