Islington Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Islington was 206,125 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Islington is 35, while the median age is lower at 31.

61.1% of people living in Islington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.8% Ireland, 1.8% Scotland, 1.6% South America, 1.5% United States, 1.5% Australia, 1.2% Somalia, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Nigeria.

80.1% of people living in Islington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Turkish, 1.7% Spanish, 1.6% French, 1.2% Italian, 1.2% Bengali, 1.1% Somali, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.8% German.

The religious make up of Islington is 40.2% Christian, 29.4% No religion, 9.5% Muslim, 1.0% Buddhist, 1.0% Hindu, 0.9% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 34,138 people did not state a religion. 707 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 43 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

23.2% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 45.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 10,697 widowed people living in Islington.

The top occupations listed by people in Islington are Professional 31.3%, Associate professional and technical 22.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 16.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.1%, Culture, media and sports 8.0%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%, Elementary 6.9%, Administrative 6.6%.