Winchester Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Winchester was 116,595 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

87.3% of people living in Winchester were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% United States, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.3% Australia.

97.2% of people living in Winchester speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Nepalese, 0.2% French, 0.2% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Winchester is 63.2% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

8,688 people did not state a religion. 539 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 15 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.6% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 5,170 widowed people living in Winchester.

The top occupations listed by people in Winchester are Professional 25.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.4%, Associate professional and technical 14.3%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Corporate managers and directors 9.7%, Skilled trades 9.6%, Elementary 8.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%, Administrative 7.4%.