Brent Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Brent was 311,215 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Brent is 35, while the median age is lower at 32.

43.6% of people living in Brent were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 9.2% India, 2.9% Ireland, 2.5% Sri Lanka, 2.4% Kenya, 2.3% Jamaica, 2.2% Somalia, 2.2% Pakistan, 1.7% South America, 1.2% North Africa.

62.8% of people living in Brent speak English. The other top languages spoken are 7.9% Gujarati, 3.4% Polish, 2.7% Arabic, 2.2% Portuguese, 2.1% Tamil, 2.0% Somali, 1.9% Romanian, 1.5% Urdu, 1.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Brent is 41.5% Christian, 18.6% Muslim, 17.8% Hindu, 10.4% No religion, 1.4% Jewish, 1.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh.

21,462 people did not state a religion. 460 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 14 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.0% of people are married, 6.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 13,270 widowed people living in Brent.

The top occupations listed by people in Brent are Professional 18.2%, Elementary 13.5%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Elementary administration and service 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Administrative 8.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%.