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%.