Isle of Wight Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Isle of Wight was 138,265 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Isle of Wight is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.
92.2% of people living in Isle of Wight were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia.
98.2% of people living in Isle of Wight speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Portuguese.
The religious make up of Isle of Wight is 60.5% Christian, 28.9% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
11,275 people did not state a religion. 766 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 17 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
48.2% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 8,907 widowed people living in Isle of Wight.
The top occupations listed by people in Isle of Wight are Skilled trades 15.3%, Professional 14.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Elementary 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Administrative and secretarial 9.6%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Sales and customer service 8.7%.
Browse for Isle of Wight Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Isle of Wight Areas
- Arreton and Newchurch, Binstead and Fishbourne, Brading, St Helens and Bembridge, Carisbrooke, Central Wight, Chale, Niton and Whitwell, Cowes Medina, Cowes North, Cowes South and Northwood, Cowes West and Gurnard, East Cowes, Freshwater North, Freshwater South, Godshill and Wroxall, Havenstreet, Ashey and Haylands, Lake North, Lake South, Nettlestone and Seaview, Newport Central, Newport East, Newport North, Newport South, Newport West, Parkhurst, Ryde East, Ryde North East, Ryde North West, Ryde South, Ryde West, Sandown North, Sandown South, Shanklin Central, Shanklin South, Totland, Ventnor East, Ventnor West, West Wight, Whippingham and Osborne, Wootton Bridge
- 2011 Census United Kingdom