East Hertfordshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of East Hertfordshire was 137,687 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in East Hertfordshire is 40, while the median age is also 40.

89.3% of people living in East Hertfordshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% South America.

96.7% of people living in East Hertfordshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of East Hertfordshire is 62.7% Christian, 27.3% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 9,994 people did not state a religion. 418 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 22 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.8% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 6,200 widowed people living in East Hertfordshire.

The top occupations listed by people in East Hertfordshire are Professional 20.3%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Skilled trades 10.5%, Corporate managers and directors 10.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.8%, Administrative 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%, Elementary 7.7%.