Manchester Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Manchester was 503,127 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in Manchester is 33, while the median age is lower at 29.
71.6% of people living in Manchester were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.1% Pakistan, 1.7% Ireland, 1.3% China, 1.3% Scotland, 1.3% Nigeria, 1.3% India, 0.9% Wales, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Somalia.
83.4% of people living in Manchester speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Urdu, 1.5% Arabic, 1.3% Polish, 1.2% All other Chinese, 1.0% Panjabi, 0.6% Bengali, 0.6% Somali, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% French.
The religious make up of Manchester is 48.7% Christian, 24.7% No religion, 15.8% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.5% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.
34,774 people did not state a religion. 1,946 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 150 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
28.2% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 42.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 23,152 widowed people living in Manchester.
The top occupations listed by people in Manchester are Professional 20.0%, Elementary 14.8%, Elementary administration and service 13.6%, Associate professional and technical 12.4%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Sales 8.6%, Administrative 8.0%, Skilled trades 7.5%.
Browse for Manchester Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- North West LocalStats
- Manchester Areas
- Ancoats and Clayton, Ardwick, Baguley, Bradford, Brooklands, Burnage, Charlestown, Cheetham, Chorlton, Chorlton Park, City Centre, Crumpsall, Didsbury East, Didsbury West, Fallowfield, Gorton North, Gorton South, Harpurhey, Higher Blackley, Hulme, Levenshulme, Longsight, Miles Platting and Newton Heath, Moss Side, Moston, Northenden, Old Moat, Rusholme, Sharston, Whalley Range, Withington, Woodhouse Park
- 2011 Census United Kingdom