Harrogate Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Harrogate was 157,869 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Harrogate is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

87.1% of people living in Harrogate were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Scotland, 1.8% United States, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% China, 0.2% Philippines.

96.6% of people living in Harrogate speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Russian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Harrogate is 68.6% Christian, 22.5% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh.

11,181 people did not state a religion. 430 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 19 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.3% of people are married, 10.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 8,413 widowed people living in Harrogate.

The top occupations listed by people in Harrogate are Professional 18.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.4%, Associate professional and technical 14.3%, Skilled trades 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 10.7%, Elementary 9.5%, Corporate managers and directors 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.0%, Administrative 7.7%.