Canterbury Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Canterbury was 151,145 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Canterbury is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

86.3% of people living in Canterbury were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% China, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Hong Kong .

94.6% of people living in Canterbury speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% French, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Romanian, 0.3% Nepalese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious make up of Canterbury is 60.3% Christian, 27.8% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

11,861 people did not state a religion. 724 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 25 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.4% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 7,388 widowed people living in Canterbury.

The top occupations listed by people in Canterbury are Professional 20.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Elementary 11.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Elementary administration and service 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Sales 8.3%.