Harlow Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Harlow was 81,944 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Harlow is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

86.6% of people living in Harlow were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Ireland, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Ghana, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Philippines.

93.9% of people living in Harlow speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Shona, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Harlow is 55.4% Christian, 33.4% No religion, 2.1% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

5,422 people did not state a religion. 330 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.6% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 5,073 widowed people living in Harlow.

The top occupations listed by people in Harlow are Elementary 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.8%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Professional 12.4%, Elementary administration and service 11.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Administrative 10.0%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%.