Waveney Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Waveney was 115,254 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Waveney is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

94.0% of people living in Waveney were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Australia.

98.4% of people living in Waveney speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Waveney is 60.7% Christian, 30.2% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 8,572 people did not state a religion. 335 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 27 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.5% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 6,778 widowed people living in Waveney.

The top occupations listed by people in Waveney are Skilled trades 15.7%, Elementary 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.0%, Professional 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.2%.