Salford Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Salford was 233,933 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Salford is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

85.8% of people living in Salford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% India, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% China, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

92.8% of people living in Salford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% French, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Yiddish, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Slovak.

The religious make up of Salford is 64.2% Christian, 21.8% No religion, 3.3% Jewish, 2.6% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

14,441 people did not state a religion. 687 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 73 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.4% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 13,037 widowed people living in Salford.

The top occupations listed by people in Salford are Professional 15.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Elementary 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Administrative 9.9%, Skilled trades 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.9%.