West Berkshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of West Berkshire was 153,822 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in West Berkshire is 39, while the median age is higher at 40.

87.1% of people living in West Berkshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.6% Wales, 0.8% India, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Australia.

96.6% of people living in West Berkshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% French, 0.1% German, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of West Berkshire is 63.6% Christian, 26.1% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 11,010 people did not state a religion. 642 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 18 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.8% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 7,180 widowed people living in West Berkshire.

The top occupations listed by people in West Berkshire are Professional 20.2%, Associate professional and technical 14.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Skilled trades 11.2%, Corporate managers and directors 9.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Elementary 8.4%, Administrative 8.3%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.2%.