Great Yarmouth Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Great Yarmouth was 97,277 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

91.3% of people living in Great Yarmouth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

96.0% of people living in Great Yarmouth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Portuguese, 0.7% Lithuanian, 0.5% Polish, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of Great Yarmouth is 61.0% Christian, 29.8% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 7,012 people did not state a religion. 299 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.8% of people are married, 13.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 6,109 widowed people living in Great Yarmouth.

The top occupations listed by people in Great Yarmouth are Elementary 14.8%, Skilled trades 14.0%, Elementary administration and service 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Professional 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Sales 9.2%.