Birmingham Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Birmingham was 1,073,045 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Birmingham is 35, while the median age is lower at 32.
76.0% of people living in Birmingham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.2% Pakistan, 2.5% India, 1.5% Ireland, 1.4% Jamaica, 1.3% Bangladesh, 0.7% Somalia, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% China.
84.7% of people living in Birmingham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Urdu, 2.1% Panjabi, 1.4% Bengali, 1.1% Pakistani Pahari, 0.9% Polish, 0.8% Somali, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% Pashto, 0.6% All other Chinese.
The religious make up of Birmingham is 46.1% Christian, 21.8% Muslim, 18.9% No religion, 3.0% Sikh, 2.1% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
70,086 people did not state a religion. 2,238 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 134 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
39.2% of people are married, 8.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 49,544 widowed people living in Birmingham.
The top occupations listed by people in Birmingham are Professional 18.3%, Elementary 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Skilled trades 9.8%, Administrative 9.1%, Sales and customer service 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.5%.
Browse for Birmingham Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
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- Birmingham Areas
- Acocks Green, Aston, Bartley Green, Billesley, Bordesley Green, Bournville, Brandwood, Edgbaston, Erdington, Hall Green, Handsworth Wood, Harborne, Hodge Hill, Kings Norton, Kingstanding, Ladywood, Longbridge, Lozells and East Handsworth, Moseley and Kings Heath, Nechells, Northfield, Oscott, Perry Barr, Quinton, Selly Oak, Shard End, Sheldon, Soho, South Yardley, Sparkbrook, Springfield, Stechford and Yardley North, Stockland Green, Sutton Four Oaks, Sutton New Hall, Sutton Trinity, Sutton Vesey, Tyburn, Washwood Heath, Weoley
- 2011 Census United Kingdom