Lancaster Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Lancaster was 138,375 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Lancaster is 40, while the median age is also 40.

88.7% of people living in Lancaster were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.6% China, 0.5% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Hong Kong .

95.8% of people living in Lancaster speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% German, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Lancaster is 65.9% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

9,788 people did not state a religion. 481 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 29 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.1% of people are married, 11.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 7,709 widowed people living in Lancaster.

The top occupations listed by people in Lancaster are Professional 18.1%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Elementary 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Sales and customer service 8.9%.