Boston Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Boston was 64,637 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Boston is 42, while the median age is also 42.

83.2% of people living in Boston were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South America, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines.

86.8% of people living in Boston speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Polish, 2.8% Lithuanian, 1.8% Latvian, 1.2% Russian, 1.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Boston is 71.1% Christian, 20.0% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 4,528 people did not state a religion. 169 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.1% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 3,681 widowed people living in Boston.

The top occupations listed by people in Boston are Elementary 19.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 16.9%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.3%, Professional 10.0%, Elementary trades and related 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.1%, Administrative and secretarial 8.6%, Sales and customer service 8.3%.