Bradford Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Bradford was 522,452 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bradford is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

81.4% of people living in Bradford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 7.7% Pakistan, 1.2% India, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

85.3% of people living in Bradford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Panjabi, 3.3% Urdu, 1.1% Polish, 1.0% Bengali, 0.7% Pashto, 0.5% Gujarati, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Slovak, 0.3% South Asian Language.

The religious make up of Bradford is 45.9% Christian, 24.7% Muslim, 20.4% No religion, 1.0% Sikh, 0.9% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 32,549 people did not state a religion. 1,089 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 51 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.2% of people are married, 10.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.9% are separated or divorced. There are 24,631 widowed people living in Bradford.

The top occupations listed by people in Bradford are Professional 14.6%, Elementary 12.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Associate professional and technical 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Administrative 9.3%.