Wiltshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Wiltshire was 470,981 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Wiltshire is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

87.5% of people living in Wiltshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Wales, 1.8% Scotland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Australia.

97.4% of people living in Wiltshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Wiltshire is 64.0% Christian, 26.0% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

36,178 people did not state a religion. 1,795 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 53 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.8% of people are married, 10.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 24,130 widowed people living in Wiltshire.

The top occupations listed by people in Wiltshire are Professional 16.7%, Associate professional and technical 14.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Elementary 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%, Administrative 8.1%.