Ashfield Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Ashfield was 119,497 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Ashfield is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

95.6% of people living in Ashfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.8% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

98.5% of people living in Ashfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of Ashfield is 58.2% Christian, 33.4% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 8,159 people did not state a religion. 347 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

47.8% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 6,406 widowed people living in Ashfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Ashfield are Skilled trades 14.3%, Elementary 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 11.1%, Professional 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative 8.8%.