Blackpool Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Blackpool was 142,065 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blackpool is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

88.8% of people living in Blackpool were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% China.

97.2% of people living in Blackpool speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Blackpool is 67.2% Christian, 24.1% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish. 9,092 people did not state a religion. 474 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 11 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

37.9% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.5% are separated or divorced. There are 11,160 widowed people living in Blackpool.

The top occupations listed by people in Blackpool are Elementary 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 13.6%, Elementary administration and service 12.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.3%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Administrative 11.0%, Professional 10.3%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Caring personal service 9.2%.