Bournemouth Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Bournemouth was 183,491 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Bournemouth is 40, while the median age is lower at 38.

81.6% of people living in Bournemouth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 0.8% South America, 0.8% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% China, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

90.8% of people living in Bournemouth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% French, 0.3% Russian, 0.2% German.

The religious make up of Bournemouth is 57.1% Christian, 29.7% No religion, 1.8% Muslim, 0.7% Jewish, 0.7% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

14,266 people did not state a religion. 1,067 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 24 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

37.8% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 12,088 widowed people living in Bournemouth.

The top occupations listed by people in Bournemouth are Professional 16.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Elementary 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Sales 8.7%.