Cheltenham Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Cheltenham was 115,732 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

84.0% of people living in Cheltenham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Wales, 1.7% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% United States, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Philippines.

94.7% of people living in Cheltenham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% French, 0.2% German, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Bengali.

The religious make up of Cheltenham is 58.7% Christian, 30.1% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

8,833 people did not state a religion. 573 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.4% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 6,514 widowed people living in Cheltenham.

The top occupations listed by people in Cheltenham are Professional 20.8%, Administrative and secretarial 14.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.4%, Administrative 11.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Elementary 9.8%, Skilled trades 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.8%, Sales and customer service 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%.