Wokingham Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Wokingham was 154,380 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

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

83.6% of people living in Wokingham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.8% India, 1.6% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% United States.

95.1% of people living in Wokingham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Panjabi, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Wokingham is 59.5% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 2.8% Muslim, 2.1% Hindu, 1.3% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 11,220 people did not state a religion. 609 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 12 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

57.2% of people are married, 9.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 6,167 widowed people living in Wokingham.

The top occupations listed by people in Wokingham are Professional 25.7%, Associate professional and technical 16.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 10.8%, Corporate managers and directors 10.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.7%, Skilled trades 8.3%, Administrative 8.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%.