North Somerset Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of North Somerset was 202,566 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in North Somerset is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

89.5% of people living in North Somerset were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% China.

97.5% of people living in North Somerset speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of North Somerset is 61.0% Christian, 29.5% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 15,200 people did not state a religion. 821 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 24 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

52.0% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 11,560 widowed people living in North Somerset.

The top occupations listed by people in North Somerset are Professional 17.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.6%, Skilled trades 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Elementary 9.6%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Administrative 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%.