Weymouth and Portland Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Weymouth and Portland was 65,167 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Weymouth and Portland is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

90.7% of people living in Weymouth and Portland were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Scotland, 1.6% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% China.

97.9% of people living in Weymouth and Portland speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Weymouth and Portland is 61.0% Christian, 28.7% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh. 5,143 people did not state a religion. 273 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.2% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 4,515 widowed people living in Weymouth and Portland.

The top occupations listed by people in Weymouth and Portland are Skilled trades 14.4%, Professional 13.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Elementary 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Sales and customer service 8.6%.