Charnwood Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Charnwood was 166,100 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Charnwood is 39, while the median age is also 39.

87.2% of people living in Charnwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% India, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Kenya, 0.6% China, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong .

93.6% of people living in Charnwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Gujarati, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.6% Bengali, 0.6% Polish, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Malay, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Charnwood is 55.5% Christian, 28.7% No religion, 5.0% Hindu, 2.4% Muslim, 0.7% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

10,528 people did not state a religion. 600 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 17 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.3% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 7,428 widowed people living in Charnwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Charnwood are Professional 17.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Elementary 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 9.1%, Administrative 8.6%, Sales and customer service 7.8%.