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%.