Middlesbrough Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Middlesbrough was 138,412 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Middlesbrough is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

90.2% of people living in Middlesbrough were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Pakistan, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.4% China, 0.3% North Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Nigeria.

94.6% of people living in Middlesbrough speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Panjabi, 0.7% Urdu, 0.6% Arabic, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.3% Kurdish, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of Middlesbrough is 63.2% Christian, 21.9% No religion, 7.0% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.4% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist. 8,531 people did not state a religion. 331 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

40.4% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 7,441 widowed people living in Middlesbrough.

The top occupations listed by people in Middlesbrough are Elementary 14.8%, Professional 13.3%, Elementary administration and service 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.2%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Sales and customer service 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.1%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%.