Purbeck Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Purbeck was 44,973 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Purbeck is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

91.2% of people living in Purbeck were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.7% of people living in Purbeck speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious make up of Purbeck is 65.0% Christian, 25.3% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 3,652 people did not state a religion. 175 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.4% of people are married, 10.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.2% are separated or divorced. There are 2,500 widowed people living in Purbeck.

The top occupations listed by people in Purbeck are Skilled trades 15.7%, Professional 13.8%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Elementary 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%, Administrative 7.7%, Caring personal service 7.5%.