Poole Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Poole was 147,645 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Poole is 42, while the median age is also 42.

88.5% of people living in Poole were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.6% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% China, 0.2% Hong Kong .

96.2% of people living in Poole speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Poole is 60.4% Christian, 29.2% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic.

11,196 people did not state a religion. 630 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 20 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.6% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 8,823 widowed people living in Poole.

The top occupations listed by people in Poole are Professional 16.5%, Skilled trades 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Elementary 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Administrative 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%.