Mid Sussex Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Mid Sussex was 139,860 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Mid Sussex is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

87.4% of people living in Mid Sussex were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Australia.

96.6% of people living in Mid Sussex speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% French, 0.2% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Mid Sussex is 62.7% Christian, 26.0% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh. 11,097 people did not state a religion. 548 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 13 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.4% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 6,788 widowed people living in Mid Sussex.

The top occupations listed by people in Mid Sussex are Professional 19.5%, Associate professional and technical 15.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.8%, Administrative 8.7%, Elementary 7.8%.