Barnet Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Barnet was 356,386 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Barnet is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

59.3% of people living in Barnet were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.1% India, 2.0% Iran, 1.7% Ireland, 1.4% Kenya, 1.1% Nigeria, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% South America, 0.8% Philippines.

76.6% of people living in Barnet speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 2.1% Gujarati, 2.0% Persian/Farsi, 1.2% Romanian, 1.0% Arabic, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% French.

The religious make up of Barnet is 41.2% Christian, 15.7% No religion, 15.2% Jewish, 10.3% Muslim, 6.2% Hindu, 1.3% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 29,917 people did not state a religion. 738 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 27 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.3% of people are married, 7.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 16,526 widowed people living in Barnet.

The top occupations listed by people in Barnet are Professional 24.7%, Associate professional and technical 14.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.3%, Corporate managers and directors 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%, Skilled trades 8.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.0%, Administrative 8.0%.