Rochdale Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Rochdale was 211,699 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Rochdale is 38, while the median age is also 38.
87.1% of people living in Rochdale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.3% Pakistan, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.5% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Zimbabwe.
91.7% of people living in Rochdale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Urdu, 1.2% Panjabi, 1.0% Bengali, 0.9% Polish, 0.7% Pakistani Pahari, 0.3% South Asian Language, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Kurdish, 0.1% All other Chinese.
The religious make up of Rochdale is 60.6% Christian, 18.6% No religion, 13.9% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.
12,311 people did not state a religion. 532 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 51 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
42.9% of people are married, 12.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 11,739 widowed people living in Rochdale.
The top occupations listed by people in Rochdale are Professional 13.7%, Elementary 12.7%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.0%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%.
Browse for Rochdale Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Rochdale Areas
- Balderstone and Kirkholt, Bamford, Castleton, Central Rochdale, East Middleton, Healey, Hopwood Hall, Kingsway, Littleborough Lakeside, Milkstone and Deeplish, Milnrow and Newhey, Norden, North Heywood, North Middleton, Smallbridge and Firgrove, South Middleton, Spotland and Falinge, Wardle and West Littleborough, West Heywood, West Middleton
- 2011 Census United Kingdom