East Midlands Demographics and LocalStats
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In the 2011 census the population of East Midlands was 4,533,222 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in East Midlands is 40, while the median age is also 40.
87.6% of people living in East Midlands were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% India, 1.5% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% China.
93.8% of people living in East Midlands speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 1.0% Gujarati, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Latvian.
The religious make up of East Midlands is 58.8% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 3.1% Muslim, 2.0% Hindu, 1.0% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
309,443 people did not state a religion. 13,808 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 491 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
48.1% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 229,756 widowed people living in East Midlands.
The top occupations listed by people in East Midlands are Professional 15.2%, Elementary 12.7%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Sales and customer service 8.4%.