Tameside Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Tameside was 219,324 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Tameside is 39, while the median age is also 39.

91.4% of people living in Tameside were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Pakistan, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.7% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% China.

95.3% of people living in Tameside speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Bengali, 0.8% Polish, 0.6% Urdu, 0.5% Gujarati, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Tameside is 64.0% Christian, 23.2% No religion, 4.4% Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 13,047 people did not state a religion. 615 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 90 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.5% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 13,326 widowed people living in Tameside.

The top occupations listed by people in Tameside are Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Skilled trades 13.1%, Professional 11.9%, Elementary 11.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Administrative 10.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%.