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%.