Stockport Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Stockport was 283,275 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Stockport is 41, while the median age is also 41.
90.4% of people living in Stockport were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.5% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Iran, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% China.
96.9% of people living in Stockport speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Urdu, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Bengali.
The religious make up of Stockport is 63.2% Christian, 24.7% No religion, 3.3% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.5% Jewish, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.
18,510 people did not state a religion. 870 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 71 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
47.5% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 15,591 widowed people living in Stockport.
The top occupations listed by people in Stockport are Professional 19.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Skilled trades 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Administrative 9.3%, Elementary 8.3%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%.
Browse for Stockport Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
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- Stockport Areas
- Bramhall North, Bramhall South, Bredbury and Woodley, Bredbury Green and Romiley, Brinnington and Central, Cheadle and Gatley, Cheadle Hulme North, Cheadle Hulme South, Davenport and Cale Green, Edgeley and Cheadle Heath, Hazel Grove, Heald Green, Heatons North, Heatons South, Manor, Marple North, Marple South, Offerton, Reddish North, Reddish South, Stepping Hill
- 2011 Census United Kingdom