Bexley Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Bexley was 231,997 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Bexley is 39, while the median age is also 39.

84.4% of people living in Bexley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Nigeria, 1.5% India, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Ghana, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Kenya, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

94.0% of people living in Bexley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Panjabi, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Yoruba, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% French.

The religious make up of Bexley is 62.1% Christian, 23.7% No religion, 2.4% Muslim, 1.8% Sikh, 1.5% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.

16,226 people did not state a religion. 680 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 22 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.3% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 11,060 widowed people living in Bexley.

The top occupations listed by people in Bexley are Administrative and secretarial 17.6%, Professional 14.7%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Administrative 12.3%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Elementary 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.9%, Sales and customer service 8.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%.