Selby Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Selby was 83,449 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Selby is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

93.0% of people living in Selby were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Hong Kong .

97.9% of people living in Selby speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Selby is 70.9% Christian, 21.4% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 5,565 people did not state a religion. 179 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.6% of people are married, 12.3% 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, 7.4% are separated or divorced. There are 3,814 widowed people living in Selby.

The top occupations listed by people in Selby are Professional 15.4%, Skilled trades 12.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Elementary 10.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Administrative 8.4%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%.