South Lakeland Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of South Lakeland was 103,658 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in South Lakeland is 45, while the median age is higher at 48.

91.7% of people living in South Lakeland were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.8% of people living in South Lakeland speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of South Lakeland is 68.1% Christian, 22.7% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Hindu. 8,011 people did not state a religion. 258 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.5% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 5,453 widowed people living in South Lakeland.

The top occupations listed by people in South Lakeland are Skilled trades 16.5%, Professional 16.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.4%, Elementary 11.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Sales and customer service 8.1%, Sales 7.4%.