East Riding of Yorkshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of East Riding of Yorkshire was 334,179 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in East Riding of Yorkshire is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

93.9% of people living in East Riding of Yorkshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Hong Kong .

98.3% of people living in East Riding of Yorkshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Latvian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious make up of East Riding of Yorkshire is 68.0% Christian, 23.1% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 24,548 people did not state a religion. 864 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 24 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.1% of people are married, 11.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 16,235 widowed people living in East Riding of Yorkshire.

The top occupations listed by people in East Riding of Yorkshire are Professional 16.3%, Skilled trades 13.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.5%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Elementary 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 8.3%, Administrative 8.2%, Corporate managers and directors 7.6%.