Watford Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Watford was 90,301 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Watford is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

73.0% of people living in Watford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.0% Pakistan, 2.5% India, 1.6% Ireland, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Kenya, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% South Africa.

86.5% of people living in Watford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 1.9% Urdu, 0.9% Tamil, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Romanian, 0.4% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.4% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Watford is 54.1% Christian, 20.9% No religion, 9.9% Muslim, 4.8% Hindu, 1.1% Jewish, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.6% Sikh.

6,090 people did not state a religion. 323 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.1% of people are married, 11.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 4,277 widowed people living in Watford.

The top occupations listed by people in Watford are Professional 19.9%, Associate professional and technical 14.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.6%, Elementary 10.1%, Skilled trades 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.9%, Administrative 8.8%, Sales and customer service 8.4%.