South Cambridgeshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of South Cambridgeshire was 148,755 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in South Cambridgeshire is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

85.5% of people living in South Cambridgeshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.9% India, 0.7% United States, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% China.

95.3% of people living in South Cambridgeshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.3% French, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Italian.

The religious make up of South Cambridgeshire is 58.8% Christian, 29.5% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 12,148 people did not state a religion. 563 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 12 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

55.6% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.6% are separated or divorced. There are 5,959 widowed people living in South Cambridgeshire.

The top occupations listed by people in South Cambridgeshire are Professional 26.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.5%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 9.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%, Elementary 7.8%, Administrative 7.5%.