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%.
Browse for Canterbury Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Canterbury Areas
- Barham Downs, Barton, Blean Forest, Chartham and Stone Street, Chestfield and Swalecliffe, Gorrell, Greenhill and Eddington, Harbledown, Harbour, Herne and Broomfield, Heron, Little Stour, Marshside, North Nailbourne, Northgate, Reculver, Seasalter, St Stephens, Sturry North, Sturry South, Tankerton, West Bay, Westgate, Wincheap
- 2011 Census United Kingdom