Basingstoke and Deane Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Basingstoke and Deane was 167,799 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Basingstoke and Deane is 39, while the median age is also 39.

85.7% of people living in Basingstoke and Deane were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 1.0% India, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% China, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Hong Kong .

95.1% of people living in Basingstoke and Deane speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.6% Nepalese, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Basingstoke and Deane is 59.9% Christian, 29.1% No religion, 1.2% Hindu, 0.9% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 12,078 people did not state a religion. 755 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.7% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 8,325 widowed people living in Basingstoke and Deane.

The top occupations listed by people in Basingstoke and Deane are Professional 19.4%, Associate professional and technical 14.4%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.0%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Elementary 9.7%, Administrative 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.5%.