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%.
Browse for Plymouth Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Plymouth Areas
- Budshead, Compton, Devonport, Drake, Efford and Lipson, Eggbuckland, Ham, Honicknowle, Moor View, Peverell, Plympton Chaddlewood, Plympton Erle, Plympton St Mary, Plymstock Dunstone, Plymstock Radford, Southway, St Budeaux, St Peter and the Waterfront, Stoke, Sutton and Mount Gould
- 2011 Census United Kingdom