Ipswich Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Ipswich was 133,384 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Ipswich is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

86.4% of people living in Ipswich were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.6% Bangladesh, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa.

92.4% of people living in Ipswich speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Polish, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.6% Lithuanian, 0.5% Bengali, 0.5% Kurdish, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Turkish.

The religious make up of Ipswich is 53.1% Christian, 34.5% No religion, 2.7% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

9,649 people did not state a religion. 440 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 24 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.6% of people are married, 14.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 7,469 widowed people living in Ipswich.

The top occupations listed by people in Ipswich are Elementary 14.3%, Professional 14.1%, Elementary administration and service 11.9%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Administrative 8.9%.