Lewes Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Lewes was 97,502 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Lewes is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

89.9% of people living in Lewes were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% South America.

97.4% of people living in Lewes speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Lewes is 57.0% Christian, 31.7% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic.

8,020 people did not state a religion. 503 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.2% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 5,669 widowed people living in Lewes.

The top occupations listed by people in Lewes are Professional 18.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Elementary 9.0%, Caring personal service 8.1%, Elementary administration and service 7.8%, Administrative 7.6%.