Kensington and Chelsea Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Kensington and Chelsea was 158,649 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Kensington and Chelsea is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.

45.6% of people living in Kensington and Chelsea were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.0% United States, 2.2% North Africa, 2.0% South America, 1.7% Ireland, 1.7% Australia, 1.6% Scotland, 1.6% Philippines, 1.4% Iran, 1.0% India.

72.0% of people living in Kensington and Chelsea speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% French, 2.9% Arabic, 2.7% Spanish, 2.4% Italian, 1.4% Portuguese, 1.4% German, 0.9% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.9% Persian/Farsi, 0.9% Russian.

The religious make up of Kensington and Chelsea is 54.2% Christian, 20.2% No religion, 10.0% Muslim, 2.1% Jewish, 1.5% Buddhist, 0.9% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 15,969 people did not state a religion. 346 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 17 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

32.1% of people are married, 9.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 9,579 widowed people living in Kensington and Chelsea.

The top occupations listed by people in Kensington and Chelsea are Associate professional and technical 24.9%, Professional 23.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 23.3%, Corporate managers and directors 17.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 16.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 13.6%, Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%, Functional Managers and Directors 7.5%, Culture, media and sports 7.0%.