Cambridge Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Cambridge was 123,867 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Cambridge is 36, while the median age is lower at 31.

66.9% of people living in Cambridge were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.9% China, 1.8% United States, 1.7% India, 1.0% Wales, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.7% Australia, 0.7% Northern Ireland.

82.8% of people living in Cambridge speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Polish, 1.6% All other Chinese, 1.2% German, 1.1% Spanish, 0.9% French, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Bengali, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Russian.

The religious make up of Cambridge is 44.8% Christian, 36.9% No religion, 4.0% Muslim, 1.7% Hindu, 1.3% Buddhist, 0.7% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Atheist. 11,200 people did not state a religion. 582 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 19 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

37.4% of people are married, 12.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 5,322 widowed people living in Cambridge.

The top occupations listed by people in Cambridge are Professional 38.0%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 13.7%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Elementary 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.9%, Teaching and educational professionals 9.5%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 9.5%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%, Administrative and secretarial 7.8%.