Coventry Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Coventry was 316,960 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Coventry is 37, while the median age is lower at 34.

75.8% of people living in Coventry were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% India, 1.8% Ireland, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% Pakistan, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% China, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.6% Kenya.

86.1% of people living in Coventry speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Panjabi, 2.0% Polish, 0.8% Gujarati, 0.8% Urdu, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Bengali, 0.4% French.

The religious make up of Coventry is 53.7% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 7.5% Muslim, 5.0% Sikh, 3.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

20,327 people did not state a religion. 810 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 25 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.1% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 16,368 widowed people living in Coventry.

The top occupations listed by people in Coventry are Professional 16.1%, Elementary 15.6%, Elementary administration and service 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Administrative 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.7%.