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%.
Browse for West Berkshire Demographics by ward/suburb
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- West Berkshire Areas
- Aldermaston, Basildon, Birch Copse, Bucklebury, Burghfield, Calcot, Chieveley, Clay Hill, Cold Ash, Compton, Downlands, Falkland, Greenham, Hungerford, Kintbury, Lambourn Valley, Mortimer, Northcroft, Pangbourne, Purley on Thames, Speen, St Johns, Sulhamstead, Thatcham Central, Thatcham North, Thatcham South and Crookham, Thatcham West, Theale, Victoria, Westwood
- 2011 Census United Kingdom