Thanet Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Thanet was 134,186 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Thanet is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

89.0% of people living in Thanet were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

95.4% of people living in Thanet speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.6% Slovak, 0.2% Czech, 0.2% Latvian, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Thanet is 61.4% Christian, 28.1% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 9,939 people did not state a religion. 538 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 11 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

43.4% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 9,261 widowed people living in Thanet.

The top occupations listed by people in Thanet are Professional 14.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.5%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Elementary 11.9%, Caring personal service 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.7%.