Yorkshire and The Humber Demographics and LocalStats

    In the 2011 census the population of Yorkshire and The Humber was 5,283,733 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

    The average age of people in Yorkshire and The Humber is 39, while the median age is also 39.

    89.1% of people living in Yorkshire and The Humber were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Pakistan, 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% China, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Bangladesh.

    94.1% of people living in Yorkshire and The Humber speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.9% Panjabi, 0.7% Urdu, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.1% Kurdish, 0.1% Slovak.

    The religious make up of Yorkshire and The Humber is 59.5% Christian, 25.4% No religion, 6.2% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.4% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish.

    360,627 people did not state a religion. 15,270 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 582 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

    46.1% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 276,625 widowed people living in Yorkshire and The Humber.

    The top occupations listed by people in Yorkshire and The Humber are Professional 15.4%, Elementary 12.5%, Skilled trades 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.8%.

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