Shropshire Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Shropshire was 306,129 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in Shropshire is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.
87.9% of people living in Shropshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.7% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia.
97.9% of people living in Shropshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% German, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Slovak.
The religious make up of Shropshire is 68.7% Christian, 22.3% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.
22,481 people did not state a religion. 878 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 27 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
51.4% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 16,100 widowed people living in Shropshire.
The top occupations listed by people in Shropshire are Professional 15.9%, Skilled trades 15.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.7%, Elementary 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%, Caring personal service 7.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.4%.
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- Abbey, Albrighton, Alveley and Claverley, Bagley, Battlefield, Bayston Hill, Column and Sutton, Belle Vue, Bishop's Castle, Bowbrook, Bridgnorth East and Astley Abbotts, Bridgnorth West and Tasley, Broseley, Brown Clee, Burnell, Castlefields and Ditherington, Cheswardine, Chirbury and Worthen, Church Stretton and Craven Arms, Clee, Cleobury Mortimer, Clun, Copthorne, Corvedale, Ellesmere Urban, Gobowen, Selattyn and Weston Rhyn, Harlescott, Highley, Hodnet, Llanymynech, Longden, Loton, Ludlow East, Ludlow North, Ludlow South, Market Drayton East, Market Drayton West, Meole, Monkmoor, Much Wenlock, Oswestry East, Oswestry South, Oswestry West, Porthill, Prees, Quarry and Coton Hill, Radbrook, Rea Valley, Ruyton and Baschurch, Severn Valley, Shawbury, Shifnal North, Shifnal South and Cosford, St Martin's, St Oswald, Sundorne, Tern, The Meres, Underdale, Wem, Whitchurch North, Whitchurch South, Whittington, Worfield
- 2011 Census United Kingdom