Newark and Sherwood Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Newark and Sherwood was 114,817 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

92.3% of people living in Newark and Sherwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.5% of people living in Newark and Sherwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Newark and Sherwood is 66.1% Christian, 25.3% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 8,083 people did not state a religion. 284 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.5% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 6,104 widowed people living in Newark and Sherwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Newark and Sherwood are Professional 14.6%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Elementary 12.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.0%, Sales and customer service 7.8%.