Thurrock Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Thurrock was 157,705 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Thurrock is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.
86.6% of people living in Thurrock were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Nigeria, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ghana, 0.4% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland.
94.0% of people living in Thurrock speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 0.4% Lithuanian, 0.3% Nepalese, 0.3% Slovak, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Yoruba, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Albanian.
The religious make up of Thurrock is 63.3% Christian, 25.7% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 0.8% Sikh, 0.7% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.
9,895 people did not state a religion. 484 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 12 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
46.0% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 7,662 widowed people living in Thurrock.
The top occupations listed by people in Thurrock are Administrative and secretarial 14.8%, Elementary 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Professional 11.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Administrative 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.3%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%.
Browse for Thurrock Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- East of England LocalStats
- Thurrock Areas
- Aveley and Uplands, Belhus, Chadwell St Mary, Chafford and North Stifford, Corringham and Fobbing, East Tilbury, Grays Riverside, Grays Thurrock, Little Thurrock Blackshots, Little Thurrock Rectory, Ockendon, Orsett, South Chafford, Stanford East and Corringham Town, Stanford-le-Hope West, Stifford Clays, The Homesteads, Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park, Tilbury St Chads, West Thurrock and South Stifford
- 2011 Census United Kingdom