Cornwall Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Cornwall was 532,273 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Cornwall is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

92.7% of people living in Cornwall were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Philippines.

98.4% of people living in Cornwall speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Cornish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Cornwall is 59.8% Christian, 29.7% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 45,356 people did not state a religion. 2,169 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 63 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.6% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 32,315 widowed people living in Cornwall.

The top occupations listed by people in Cornwall are Skilled trades 17.0%, Professional 13.8%, Elementary 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 9.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Sales and customer service 8.2%, Caring personal service 8.0%.