North West Leicestershire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of North West Leicestershire was 93,468 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in North West Leicestershire is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.5% of people living in North West Leicestershire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.2% of people living in North West Leicestershire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of North West Leicestershire is 64.9% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 5,841 people did not state a religion. 269 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 30 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.7% of people are married, 12.3% 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, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 4,545 widowed people living in North West Leicestershire.

The top occupations listed by people in North West Leicestershire are Professional 14.9%, Skilled trades 12.7%, Elementary 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Administrative 8.4%.