Bury Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Bury was 185,060 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bury is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

88.9% of people living in Bury were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Pakistan, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Iran, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa.

95.1% of people living in Bury speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Urdu, 0.8% Polish, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Pashto, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Bury is 62.7% Christian, 18.2% No religion, 6.1% Muslim, 5.6% Jewish, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh.

11,069 people did not state a religion. 476 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 42 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.6% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 10,162 widowed people living in Bury.

The top occupations listed by people in Bury are Professional 17.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.1%, Elementary 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Administrative 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%.