Cheshire West and Chester Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Cheshire West and Chester was 329,608 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Cheshire West and Chester is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

89.3% of people living in Cheshire West and Chester were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.8% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Philippines.

97.9% of people living in Cheshire West and Chester speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Cheshire West and Chester is 70.1% Christian, 21.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 21,419 people did not state a religion. 949 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 47 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.3% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 17,952 widowed people living in Cheshire West and Chester.

The top occupations listed by people in Cheshire West and Chester are Professional 18.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.7%, Elementary 11.1%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.9%, Administrative 7.8%.