Christchurch Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Christchurch was 47,752 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Christchurch is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

91.2% of people living in Christchurch were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Australia.

98.3% of people living in Christchurch speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Christchurch is 67.1% Christian, 23.2% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic.

3,685 people did not state a religion. 154 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.1% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 2,797 widowed people living in Christchurch.

The top occupations listed by people in Christchurch are Professional 16.6%, Skilled trades 13.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Elementary 9.6%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Administrative 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%.