Doncaster Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Doncaster was 302,402 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Doncaster is 40, while the median age is also 40.

91.4% of people living in Doncaster were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% China.

95.9% of people living in Doncaster speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Latvian.

The religious make up of Doncaster is 65.9% Christian, 24.0% No religion, 1.7% Muslim, 0.4% Sikh, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 20,721 people did not state a religion. 639 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 33 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.3% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 17,017 widowed people living in Doncaster.

The top occupations listed by people in Doncaster are Elementary 15.5%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Elementary administration and service 12.8%, Professional 11.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.5%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%.