Stafford Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Stafford was 130,869 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Stafford is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

90.5% of people living in Stafford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.1% China.

97.3% of people living in Stafford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% French, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Romanian.

The religious make up of Stafford is 67.9% Christian, 22.4% No religion, 0.9% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.4% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist. 8,654 people did not state a religion. 402 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 24 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

52.0% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.0% are separated or divorced. There are 6,562 widowed people living in Stafford.

The top occupations listed by people in Stafford are Professional 19.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Elementary 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.5%, Administrative 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%.