Maidstone Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Maidstone was 155,143 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Maidstone is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.
88.6% of people living in Maidstone were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States.
95.1% of people living in Maidstone speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.8% Nepalese, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Latvian.
The religious make up of Maidstone is 62.9% Christian, 26.2% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
11,043 people did not state a religion. 627 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 14 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
50.8% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 7,403 widowed people living in Maidstone.
The top occupations listed by people in Maidstone are Professional 16.4%, Associate professional and technical 14.1%, Administrative and secretarial 12.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Skilled trades 12.0%, Elementary 10.6%, Administrative 9.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%.
Browse for Maidstone Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Maidstone Areas
- Allington, Barming, Bearsted, Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton, Boxley, Bridge, Coxheath and Hunton, Detling and Thurnham, Downswood and Otham, East, Fant, Harrietsham and Lenham, Headcorn, Heath, High Street, Leeds, Loose, Marden and Yalding, North, North Downs, Park Wood, Shepway North, Shepway South, South, Staplehurst, Sutton Valence and Langley
- 2011 Census United Kingdom