Brighton and Hove Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Brighton and Hove was 273,369 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in Brighton and Hove is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.
81.1% of people living in Brighton and Hove were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 1.0% Ireland, 0.7% North Africa, 0.6% India, 0.5% China, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% United States.
91.7% of people living in Brighton and Hove speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Polish, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.5% French, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Greek.
The religious make up of Brighton and Hove is 42.9% Christian, 41.0% No religion, 2.2% Muslim, 1.0% Buddhist, 1.0% Jewish, 0.7% Hindu, 0.2% Atheist, 0.2% Agnostic.
24,089 people did not state a religion. 2,636 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 88 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
31.4% of people are married, 14.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 15,755 widowed people living in Brighton and Hove.
The top occupations listed by people in Brighton and Hove are Professional 22.7%, Associate professional and technical 16.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Elementary 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.1%, Elementary administration and service 7.9%.
Browse for Brighton and Hove Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- South East LocalStats
- Brighton and Hove Areas
- Brunswick and Adelaide, Central Hove, East Brighton, Goldsmid, Hangleton and Knoll, Hanover and Elm Grove, Hollingdean and Stanmer, Hove Park, Moulsecoomb and Bevendean, North Portslade, Patcham, Preston Park, Queen's Park, Regency, Rottingdean Coastal, South Portslade, St. Peter's and North Laine, Westbourne, Wish, Withdean, Woodingdean
- 2011 Census United Kingdom