Exeter Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Exeter was 117,773 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Exeter is 38, while the median age is lower at 35.

85.9% of people living in Exeter were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% China, 0.6% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States.

93.5% of people living in Exeter speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% All other Chinese, 1.1% Polish, 0.5% Arabic, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Exeter is 53.9% Christian, 34.0% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

9,529 people did not state a religion. 547 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 26 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

39.2% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 6,741 widowed people living in Exeter.

The top occupations listed by people in Exeter are Professional 19.2%, Elementary 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Sales and customer service 11.1%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative 8.6%, Sales 8.5%.