St. Helens Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of St. Helens was 175,308 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in St. Helens is 41, while the median age is also 41.

95.9% of people living in St. Helens were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% United States, 0.1% China.

98.8% of people living in St. Helens speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of St. Helens is 78.8% Christian, 14.3% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 9,648 people did not state a religion. 391 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 26 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.6% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 9,668 widowed people living in St. Helens.

The top occupations listed by people in St. Helens are Professional 14.7%, Elementary 12.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Administrative 9.2%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.1%.