Melton Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Melton was 50,376 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Melton is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

91.9% of people living in Melton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

97.8% of people living in Melton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Melton is 68.0% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 3,278 people did not state a religion. 164 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

52.8% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 2,447 widowed people living in Melton.

The top occupations listed by people in Melton are Professional 15.0%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.2%, Elementary 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%.