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%.