Luton Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Luton was 203,201 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Luton is 35, while the median age is lower at 32.

67.0% of people living in Luton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.3% Pakistan, 3.1% Bangladesh, 2.6% India, 2.3% Ireland, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Jamaica, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Nigeria, 0.7% Kenya.

79.4% of people living in Luton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Urdu, 4.1% Polish, 3.3% Bengali, 1.1% Panjabi, 0.9% Gujarati, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% South Asian Language, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.3% Tamil.

The religious make up of Luton is 47.4% Christian, 24.6% Muslim, 16.3% No religion, 3.3% Hindu, 1.2% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish.

12,373 people did not state a religion. 360 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.6% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 8,949 widowed people living in Luton.

The top occupations listed by people in Luton are Elementary 16.4%, Elementary administration and service 14.0%, Professional 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Skilled trades 11.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Administrative 8.8%.