South Gloucestershire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of South Gloucestershire was 262,767 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in South Gloucestershire is 40, while the median age is also 40.

89.4% of people living in South Gloucestershire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.0% of people living in South Gloucestershire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Panjabi.

The religious make up of South Gloucestershire is 59.6% Christian, 30.2% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 19,435 people did not state a religion. 872 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 42 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.6% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 12,759 widowed people living in South Gloucestershire.

The top occupations listed by people in South Gloucestershire are Professional 17.3%, Administrative and secretarial 14.0%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Administrative 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.4%, Elementary 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%.