Richmondshire Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Richmondshire was 51,965 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

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

85.2% of people living in Richmondshire were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.1% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.1% Australia.

96.6% of people living in Richmondshire speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Nepalese, 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Oceanic/Australian language, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% African language, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Richmondshire is 69.4% Christian, 21.0% No religion, 1.0% Hindu, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 3,581 people did not state a religion. 123 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 12 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

57.3% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 2,271 widowed people living in Richmondshire.

The top occupations listed by people in Richmondshire are Associate professional and technical 24.4%, Protective service 16.9%, Skilled trades 14.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Professional 11.8%, Elementary 10.7%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Administrative and secretarial 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%, Corporate managers and directors 7.3%.