Population Statistics

In the latest release of information from the 2021 Census, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released a population analysis by age and area >


In the Pinhoe and North Whipton area, 20% of the population are aged 15 years and under – the highest percentage in Exeter, with 19.8% of the same age in neighbouring Broadclyst / West Clyst / Stoke Canon. This proportion increases to 30% in nearby Cranbrook.

At the older end of the age bands, 19.1% of the population are aged 65 and over in Pinhoe / NWhipton, similar to 20.6% in Heavitree East / SWhipton and 17.4% in Broadclyst / West Clyst. By contrast, just 10% of the population in Central Exeter are aged 65 and over, and 7.9% in St James.

With 60.9% of the population aged 16-64 years, Pinhoe is one of the lower ranges across the city, in contrast to 86.6% of the population in St James.