South Oxfordshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of South Oxfordshire was 134,257 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

86.6% of people living in South Oxfordshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.8% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% United States, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Australia, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

96.5% of people living in South Oxfordshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.3% French, 0.2% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious make up of South Oxfordshire is 63.5% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 10,026 people did not state a religion. 476 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 14 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.6% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 5,955 widowed people living in South Oxfordshire.

The top occupations listed by people in South Oxfordshire are Professional 21.4%, Associate professional and technical 14.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.4%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Corporate managers and directors 9.8%, Elementary 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%, Elementary administration and service 7.5%, Administrative 7.3%.