Sheffield Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Sheffield was 552,698 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Sheffield is 38, while the median age is lower at 36.
86.7% of people living in Sheffield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Pakistan, 0.9% China, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Somalia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Jamaica, 0.3% Zimbabwe.
92.2% of people living in Sheffield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Arabic, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.8% Urdu, 0.5% Panjabi, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Somali, 0.3% Bengali, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Persian/Farsi.
The religious make up of Sheffield is 52.5% Christian, 30.7% No religion, 7.7% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.
37,584 people did not state a religion. 1,912 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 81 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
41.2% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 25,830 widowed people living in Sheffield.
The top occupations listed by people in Sheffield are Professional 19.6%, Elementary 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.4%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.4%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Administrative 8.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.4%.
Browse for Sheffield Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- Yorkshire and The Humber LocalStats
- Sheffield Areas
- Arbourthorne, Beauchief and Greenhill, Beighton, Birley, Broomhill, Burngreave, Central, Crookes, Darnall, Dore and Totley, East Ecclesfield, Ecclesall, Firth Park, Fulwood, Gleadless Valley, Graves Park, Hillsborough, Manor Castle, Mosborough, Nether Edge, Richmond, Shiregreen and Brightside, Southey, Stannington, Stocksbridge and Upper Don, Walkley, West Ecclesfield, Woodhouse
- 2011 Census United Kingdom