Swale Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Swale was 135,835 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Swale is 40, while the median age is also 40.

92.5% of people living in Swale were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States.

97.4% of people living in Swale speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Latvian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Swale is 63.0% Christian, 28.3% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

9,028 people did not state a religion. 510 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 6 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.0% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 7,037 widowed people living in Swale.

The top occupations listed by people in Swale are Skilled trades 13.5%, Elementary 12.8%, Professional 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.5%, Administrative 8.8%.