Bolton Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Bolton was 276,786 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Bolton is 38, while the median age is also 38.
87.0% of people living in Bolton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.8% India, 1.8% Pakistan, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Nigeria.
91.5% of people living in Bolton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Gujarati, 1.2% Urdu, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.6% Polish, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Somali, 0.2% All other Chinese.
The religious make up of Bolton is 62.7% Christian, 16.8% No religion, 11.7% Muslim, 2.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.
15,651 people did not state a religion. 698 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 92 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
45.2% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 15,566 widowed people living in Bolton.
The top occupations listed by people in Bolton are Professional 14.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Elementary 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative 9.1%.
Browse for Bolton Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Bolton Areas
- Astley Bridge, Bradshaw, Breightmet, Bromley Cross, Crompton, Farnworth, Great Lever, Halliwell, Harper Green, Heaton and Lostock, Horwich and Blackrod, Horwich North East, Hulton, Kearsley, Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Rumworth, Smithills, Tonge with the Haulgh, Westhoughton North and Chew Moor, Westhoughton South
- 2011 Census United Kingdom