Northumberland Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Northumberland was 316,028 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Northumberland is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

92.8% of people living in Northumberland were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.6% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Philippines.

99.0% of people living in Northumberland speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Northumberland is 68.6% Christian, 23.6% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 20,161 people did not state a religion. 739 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 23 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.7% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 16,570 widowed people living in Northumberland.

The top occupations listed by people in Northumberland are Professional 15.5%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Elementary 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Administrative 8.6%, Sales and customer service 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%.