Hastings Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Hastings was 90,254 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

89.1% of people living in Hastings were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States.

95.8% of people living in Hastings speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% French, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Nepalese.

The religious make up of Hastings is 51.9% Christian, 35.8% No religion, 1.3% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist.

7,451 people did not state a religion. 522 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 17 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.6% of people are married, 13.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 12.8% are separated or divorced. There are 6,957 widowed people living in Hastings.

The top occupations listed by people in Hastings are Professional 14.0%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.1%, Elementary 10.7%, Caring personal service 10.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.1%.