Northampton Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Northampton was 212,069 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Northampton is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

80.9% of people living in Northampton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% India, 1.1% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Somalia.

89.9% of people living in Northampton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Polish, 0.8% Bengali, 0.5% Romanian, 0.5% Lithuanian, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Latvian, 0.3% Somali.

The religious make up of Northampton is 56.6% Christian, 28.9% No religion, 4.2% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 0.5% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

14,232 people did not state a religion. 737 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 15 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.7% of people are married, 13.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 11,448 widowed people living in Northampton.

The top occupations listed by people in Northampton are Elementary 14.9%, Professional 14.7%, Elementary administration and service 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Administrative 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.7%.