Eastleigh Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Eastleigh was 125,199 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Eastleigh is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

89.7% of people living in Eastleigh were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.9% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong .

97.1% of people living in Eastleigh speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Eastleigh is 61.9% Christian, 27.9% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.7% Sikh, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

8,480 people did not state a religion. 549 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.6% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 6,672 widowed people living in Eastleigh.

The top occupations listed by people in Eastleigh are Professional 18.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Skilled trades 12.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Administrative 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.9%, Elementary 8.8%, Sales and customer service 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 7.9%.