Rotherham Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Rotherham was 257,280 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rotherham is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

93.5% of people living in Rotherham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Pakistan, 0.9% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Iran, 0.1% South Africa.

96.6% of people living in Rotherham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Urdu, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Slovak, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Pakistani Pahari, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Rotherham is 66.5% Christian, 22.2% No religion, 3.7% Muslim, 0.2% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 17,030 people did not state a religion. 552 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 22 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

48.6% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 13,458 widowed people living in Rotherham.

The top occupations listed by people in Rotherham are Skilled trades 13.1%, Professional 12.5%, Elementary 12.4%, Sales and customer service 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%.