Peterborough Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Peterborough was 183,631 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Peterborough is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.
76.5% of people living in Peterborough were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Pakistan, 1.6% Scotland, 1.3% India, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% South Africa.
83.9% of people living in Peterborough speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Polish, 2.0% Lithuanian, 1.4% Panjabi, 1.4% Urdu, 1.2% Portuguese, 0.6% Latvian, 0.5% Slovak, 0.5% Gujarati, 0.4% Kurdish.
The religious make up of Peterborough is 56.7% Christian, 24.2% No religion, 9.4% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.6% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
12,293 people did not state a religion. 465 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
44.8% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 10,304 widowed people living in Peterborough.
The top occupations listed by people in Peterborough are Elementary 16.2%, Professional 13.2%, Elementary administration and service 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.4%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.9%.
Browse for Peterborough Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Peterborough Areas
- Barnack, Bretton North, Bretton South, Central, Dogsthorpe, East, Eye and Thorney, Fletton and Woodston, Glinton and Wittering, Newborough, North, Northborough, Orton Longueville, Orton Waterville, Orton with Hampton, Park, Paston, Ravensthorpe, Stanground Central, Stanground East, Walton, Werrington North, Werrington South, West
- 2011 Census United Kingdom