Forest of Dean Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Forest of Dean was 81,961 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Forest of Dean is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.
88.6% of people living in Forest of Dean were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.3% Wales, 0.9% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Zimbabwe.
98.8% of people living in Forest of Dean speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg.
The religious make up of Forest of Dean is 65.8% Christian, 24.8% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish.
6,508 people did not state a religion. 240 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
53.3% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 4,042 widowed people living in Forest of Dean.
The top occupations listed by people in Forest of Dean are Skilled trades 15.5%, Professional 13.9%, Elementary 11.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.1%, Caring personal service 8.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%.
Browse for Forest of Dean Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Forest of Dean Areas
- Alvington, Aylburton and West Lydney, Awre, Berry Hill, Blaisdon and Longhope, Bream, Bromesberrow and Dymock, Christchurch and English Bicknor, Churcham and Huntley, Cinderford East, Cinderford West, Coleford Central, Coleford East, Hartpury, Hewelsfield and Woolaston, Littledean and Ruspidge, Lydbrook and Ruardean, Lydney East, Lydney North, Mitcheldean and Drybrook, Newent Central, Newland and St Briavels, Newnham and Westbury, Oxenhall and Newent North East, Pillowell, Redmarley, Tibberton, Tidenham
- 2011 Census United Kingdom