Plymouth Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Plymouth was 256,384 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Plymouth is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

89.3% of people living in Plymouth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% China, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% United States.

96.4% of people living in Plymouth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Kurdish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% French, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Plymouth is 58.1% Christian, 32.2% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

18,191 people did not state a religion. 1,229 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 48 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

42.7% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 16,023 widowed people living in Plymouth.

The top occupations listed by people in Plymouth are Professional 13.8%, Skilled trades 13.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Elementary 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.9%, Sales and customer service 10.6%, Sales 8.5%, Caring personal service 8.4%.