East of England Demographics and LocalStats
Browse for Demographics East of England by area.
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- East of England Demographics
- Castle Point
- Central Bedfordshire
- East Cambridgeshire
- East Hertfordshire
- Epping Forest
- Forest Heath
- Great Yarmouth
- King's Lynn and West Norfolk
- Mid Suffolk
- North Hertfordshire
- North Norfolk
- South Cambridgeshire
- South Norfolk
- St Albans
- St Edmundsbury
- Suffolk Coastal
- Three Rivers
- Welwyn Hatfield
In the 2011 census the population of East of England was 5,846,965 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in East of England is 40, while the median age is also 40.
86.6% of people living in East of England were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% United States, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe.
94.5% of people living in East of England speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% French.
The religious make up of East of England is 59.7% Christian, 27.4% No religion, 2.5% Muslim, 0.9% Hindu, 0.6% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.
424,682 people did not state a religion. 20,169 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 647 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
49.3% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 297,197 widowed people living in East of England.
The top occupations listed by people in East of England are Professional 16.7%, Associate professional and technical 12.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.4%, Elementary 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.9%, Administrative 8.7%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.