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%.
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- Altarnun, Bodmin Central, Bodmin East, Bodmin West, Breage, Bude North and Stratton, Bude South, Bugle, Callington, Camborne Central, Camborne North, Camborne South, Camborne West, Camelford, Carn Brea North, Carn Brea South, Chacewater and Kenwyn, Colan and Mawgan, Constantine, Falmouth Arwenack, Falmouth Boslowick, Falmouth Gyllyngvase, Falmouth Penwerris, Falmouth Trescobeas, Feock and Kea, Flexbury and Poughill, Fowey, Gulval and Heamoor, Gunnislake, Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth, Hayle North, Hayle South, Helston Central, Helston North, Illogan, Kelly Bray, Ladock, St Clement and St Erme, Lanivet, Launceston Central, Launceston North, Launceston South, Lelant and Carbis Bay, Liskeard Central, Liskeard North, Liskeard South and Dobwalls, Looe East, Looe West and Lansallos, Lostwithiel, Ludgvan, Mabe, Marazion, Menheniot, Mevagissey, Mount Charles, Mount Hawke and Portreath, Mullion, Newlyn and Goonhavern, Newlyn and Mousehole, Newquay Central, Newquay Pentire, Newquay Treloggan, Newquay Tretherras, Newquay Treviglas, Padstow, Pelynt, Penryn East and Mylor, Penryn West, Penwithick, Penzance Central, Penzance East, Penzance Promenade, Perranporth, Porthleven and Helston South, Poundstock, Probus, Rame, Redruth Central, Redruth North, Redruth South, Roche, Roseland, Saltash Burraton, Saltash Essa, Saltash Pill, Saltash St Stephens, St Agnes, St Austell Bay, St Austell Bethel, St Austell Gover, St Austell Poltair, St Blaise, St Buryan, St Cleer, St Columb, St Day and Lanner, St Dennis, St Endellion, St Enoder, St Germans, St Issey, St Ive, St Ives North, St Ives South, St Just in Penwith, St Keverne and Meneage, St Mewan, St Stephen, St Teath, Stithians, Stokeclimsland, Threemilestone and Gloweth, Tintagel, Torpoint East, Torpoint West, Troon and Beacon, Truro Boscawen, Truro Moresk, Truro Tregolls, Truro Trehaverne, Tywardreath, Wadebridge East, Wadebridge West, Wendron
- 2011 Census United Kingdom