Solihull Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Solihull was 206,674 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

90.0% of people living in Solihull were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% India, 1.3% Ireland, 1.1% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% South Africa.

97.1% of people living in Solihull speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Panjabi, 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious make up of Solihull is 65.6% Christian, 21.1% No religion, 2.5% Muslim, 1.8% Hindu, 1.7% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 13,128 people did not state a religion. 412 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 13 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

50.9% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 9,812 widowed people living in Solihull.

The top occupations listed by people in Solihull are Professional 19.9%, Administrative and secretarial 13.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.6%, Administrative 10.0%, Skilled trades 9.9%, Elementary 9.1%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.3%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%.