Kingston upon Thames Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Kingston upon Thames was 160,060 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

68.8% of people living in Kingston upon Thames were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Sri Lanka, 1.8% India, 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.7% South America, 0.7% Iran.

83.6% of people living in Kingston upon Thames speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Tamil, 1.7% Korean, 1.3% Polish, 1.0% Arabic, 0.7% German, 0.7% Urdu, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Kingston upon Thames is 52.9% Christian, 25.1% No religion, 5.9% Muslim, 4.7% Hindu, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.8% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 12,633 people did not state a religion. 608 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 17 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.1% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 6,810 widowed people living in Kingston upon Thames.

The top occupations listed by people in Kingston upon Thames are Professional 25.2%, Associate professional and technical 16.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.7%, Administrative 8.4%, Sales and customer service 8.0%, Skilled trades 7.7%.