Worcester Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Worcester was 98,768 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Worcester is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

88.5% of people living in Worcester were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Wales, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.5% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Bangladesh.

95.0% of people living in Worcester speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Malayalam, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Worcester is 63.7% Christian, 25.2% No religion, 2.9% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 6,519 people did not state a religion. 381 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 20 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.4% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 5,622 widowed people living in Worcester.

The top occupations listed by people in Worcester are Professional 18.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Elementary 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Skilled trades 10.4%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Administrative 8.5%.