Brentwood Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Brentwood was 73,601 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

89.6% of people living in Brentwood were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

97.2% of people living in Brentwood speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Brentwood is 68.6% Christian, 20.7% No religion, 1.1% Hindu, 0.9% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 5,216 people did not state a religion. 234 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.3% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 3,495 widowed people living in Brentwood.

The top occupations listed by people in Brentwood are Professional 20.5%, Associate professional and technical 16.4%, Administrative and secretarial 14.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.2%, Corporate managers and directors 10.1%, Skilled trades 10.0%, Administrative 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%, Elementary 6.9%.