Guildford Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Guildford was 137,183 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Guildford is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

81.0% of people living in Guildford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% India, 0.7% China, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% United States, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% South America.

92.6% of people living in Guildford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.2% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Guildford is 60.2% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 0.9% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 10,601 people did not state a religion. 594 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 23 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.6% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 5,701 widowed people living in Guildford.

The top occupations listed by people in Guildford are Professional 24.5%, Associate professional and technical 16.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Skilled trades 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.8%, Elementary 7.8%.