Epping Forest Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Epping Forest was 124,659 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Epping Forest is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

89.2% of people living in Epping Forest were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Kenya, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Nigeria.

96.3% of people living in Epping Forest speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Epping Forest is 61.8% Christian, 22.1% No religion, 3.2% Jewish, 1.9% Muslim, 1.4% Hindu, 1.0% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist. 9,350 people did not state a religion. 350 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.0% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 6,245 widowed people living in Epping Forest.

The top occupations listed by people in Epping Forest are Professional 16.4%, Administrative and secretarial 15.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.7%, Associate professional and technical 14.7%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Corporate managers and directors 9.8%, Administrative 9.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%, Elementary 7.5%.