Westminster Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Westminster was 219,396 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Westminster is 37, while the median age is lower at 34.

43.9% of people living in Westminster were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.6% United States, 2.6% North Africa, 1.9% Australia, 1.9% South America, 1.8% India, 1.7% Ireland, 1.5% Scotland, 1.3% Iran, 1.3% Bangladesh.

69.2% of people living in Westminster speak English. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Arabic, 3.0% French, 2.2% Spanish, 1.8% Italian, 1.7% Portuguese, 1.4% Bengali, 1.1% Greek, 1.1% German, 1.0% Russian.

The religious make up of Westminster is 44.6% Christian, 19.8% No religion, 18.3% Muslim, 3.3% Jewish, 1.9% Hindu, 1.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 20,519 people did not state a religion. 530 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 21 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

29.4% of people are married, 9.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 41.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 12,430 widowed people living in Westminster.

The top occupations listed by people in Westminster are Professional 26.6%, Associate professional and technical 22.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 19.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 14.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 14.4%, Corporate managers and directors 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals 8.0%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 6.6%, Elementary 6.2%.