Richmond upon Thames Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Richmond upon Thames was 186,990 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Richmond upon Thames is 38, while the median age is also 38.

71.5% of people living in Richmond upon Thames were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.8% Ireland, 1.5% Wales, 1.4% South Africa, 1.4% United States, 1.3% India, 1.1% Australia, 0.8% South America, 0.7% Northern Ireland.

89.6% of people living in Richmond upon Thames speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.9% German, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% French, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.4% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Richmond upon Thames is 55.3% Christian, 27.8% No religion, 3.3% Muslim, 1.6% Hindu, 0.8% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.8% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 15,840 people did not state a religion. 666 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 19 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.3% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 9,071 widowed people living in Richmond upon Thames.

The top occupations listed by people in Richmond upon Thames are Professional 29.7%, Associate professional and technical 20.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 17.5%, Business, media and public service professionals 12.5%, Corporate managers and directors 12.3%, Business and public service associate professionals 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.1%, Administrative 6.7%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.4%.