Oxford Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Oxford was 151,906 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Oxford is 34, while the median age is lower at 29.

68.1% of people living in Oxford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% United States, 1.6% India, 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Pakistan, 1.3% Wales, 1.1% China, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% South America, 0.7% Australia.

83.8% of people living in Oxford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Polish, 1.0% German, 1.0% All other Chinese, 0.8% French, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% Urdu, 0.6% Bengali.

The religious make up of Oxford is 48.0% Christian, 32.2% No religion, 6.8% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.7% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic. 12,611 people did not state a religion. 709 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 37 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.2% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 38.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 6,373 widowed people living in Oxford.

The top occupations listed by people in Oxford are Professional 33.6%, Elementary 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Teaching and educational professionals 10.0%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 10.0%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 9.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%.