Telford and Wrekin Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Telford and Wrekin was 166,641 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in Telford and Wrekin is 38, while the median age is also 38.
88.9% of people living in Telford and Wrekin were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Ghana, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Jamaica.
95.9% of people living in Telford and Wrekin speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 0.6% Panjabi, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% German.
The religious make up of Telford and Wrekin is 61.7% Christian, 26.9% No religion, 1.8% Muslim, 1.3% Sikh, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist.
10,973 people did not state a religion. 501 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 25 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
47.0% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 9,076 widowed people living in Telford and Wrekin.
The top occupations listed by people in Telford and Wrekin are Professional 13.9%, Elementary 13.1%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Administrative 9.2%.
Browse for Telford and Wrekin Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- West Midlands LocalStats
- Telford and Wrekin Areas
- Apley Castle, Arleston, Brookside, Church Aston and Lilleshall, College, Cuckoo Oak, Dawley Magna, Donnington, Dothill, Edgmond, Ercall, Ercall Magna, Hadley and Leegomery, Haygate, Horsehay and Lightmoor, Ironbridge Gorge, Ketley and Oakengates, Lawley and Overdale, Madeley, Malinslee, Muxton, Newport East, Newport North, Newport South, Newport West, Park, Priorslee, Shawbirch, St Georges, The Nedge, Woodside, Wrockwardine, Wrockwardine Wood and Trench
- 2011 Census United Kingdom