Wolverhampton Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Wolverhampton was 249,470 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Wolverhampton is 39, while the median age is lower at 37.
82.3% of people living in Wolverhampton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.0% India, 1.6% Jamaica, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.3% Kenya.
89.1% of people living in Wolverhampton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Panjabi, 1.0% Polish, 0.6% Kurdish, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Shona.
The religious make up of Wolverhampton is 55.5% Christian, 19.7% No religion, 9.1% Sikh, 3.7% Hindu, 3.6% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist.
16,052 people did not state a religion. 524 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 10 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
42.0% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 13,035 widowed people living in Wolverhampton.
The top occupations listed by people in Wolverhampton are Elementary 14.7%, Professional 13.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.9%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Administrative 8.9%.
Browse for Wolverhampton Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Wolverhampton Areas
- Bilston East, Bilston North, Blakenhall, Bushbury North, Bushbury South and Low Hill, East Park, Ettingshall, Fallings Park, Graiseley, Heath Town, Merry Hill, Oxley, Park, Penn, Spring Vale, St Peter's, Tettenhall Regis, Tettenhall Wightwick, Wednesfield North, Wednesfield South
- 2011 Census United Kingdom