Sefton Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Sefton was 273,790 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Sefton is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

93.4% of people living in Sefton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% China, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.0% of people living in Sefton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Sefton is 76.8% Christian, 15.4% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 17,033 people did not state a religion. 623 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 16 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.5% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 16,184 widowed people living in Sefton.

The top occupations listed by people in Sefton are Professional 16.1%, Administrative and secretarial 14.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Administrative 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Skilled trades 10.6%, Elementary 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.8%.