York Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of York was 198,051 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in York is 40, while the median age is lower at 38.
87.3% of people living in York were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% China, 0.5% India, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa.
95.1% of people living in York speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Nepalese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Italian.
The religious make up of York is 59.5% Christian, 29.5% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.5% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.
15,396 people did not state a religion. 750 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 33 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
44.4% of people are married, 12.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 9,879 widowed people living in York.
The top occupations listed by people in York are Professional 20.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.1%, Elementary 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 10.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Sales and customer service 10.4%, Skilled trades 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Sales 8.6%.
Browse for York Demographics by ward/suburb
- England LocalStats
- Yorkshire and The Humber LocalStats
- York Areas
- Acomb, Bishopthorpe, Clifton, Derwent, Dringhouses and Woodthorpe, Fishergate, Fulford, Guildhall, Haxby and Wigginton, Heslington, Heworth, Heworth Without, Holgate, Hull Road, Huntington and New Earswick, Micklegate, Osbaldwick, Rural West York, Skelton, Rawcliffe and Clifton Without, Strensall, Westfield, Wheldrake
- 2011 Census United Kingdom