Forest Heath Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Forest Heath was 59,748 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Forest Heath is 39, while the median age is lower at 37.

74.7% of people living in Forest Heath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 13.0% United States, 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

94.5% of people living in Forest Heath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Forest Heath is 64.0% Christian, 26.2% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh. 4,517 people did not state a religion. 159 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.2% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 3,318 widowed people living in Forest Heath.

The top occupations listed by people in Forest Heath are Associate professional and technical 17.1%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Elementary 11.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Professional 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Caring personal service 8.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.9%.