Herefordshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Herefordshire was 183,477 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

85.9% of people living in Herefordshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.8% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Philippines.

96.3% of people living in Herefordshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Latvian.

The religious make up of Herefordshire is 67.8% Christian, 22.3% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 15,050 people did not state a religion. 512 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 14 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.2% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 9,997 widowed people living in Herefordshire.

The top occupations listed by people in Herefordshire are Skilled trades 16.2%, Professional 14.5%, Elementary 12.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%, Caring personal service 8.0%.