Bristol Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Bristol was 428,234 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Bristol is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

81.3% of people living in Bristol were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.4% Wales, 1.2% Somalia, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.8% Jamaica, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.4% China, 0.4% Northern Ireland.

91.5% of people living in Bristol speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Polish, 1.2% Somali, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Panjabi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Bengali.

The religious make up of Bristol is 46.8% Christian, 36.6% No religion, 5.1% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

34,782 people did not state a religion. 2,310 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 61 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.4% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 21,559 widowed people living in Bristol.

The top occupations listed by people in Bristol are Professional 22.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Elementary 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.1%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Skilled trades 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Administrative 8.5%.