Plymouth in 2011 Census figures - race, religion, work and more revealed in statistics
Figures which show the race, religion, marital status, work status and educational standards of people in Plymouth have been revealed today.
Data from the 2011 Census shows how Plymouth was made up on Census day in 2011 - with details of all the city's 256,384 men, women and children.
The data lists 211,502 people aged 16 and over in Plymouth on Census day - 90,765 married or in a civil partnership, 27,619 cohabiting, 78,544 single and never married, 22,272 divorced and 14,267 widowed.
There are 464 people in Plymouth in a registered same-sex civil partnership.
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It also lists 7,863 single parents in Plymouth - 7,085 of them women and 3,139 of them not in employment.
Of the 256,384 people in Plymouth on Census day, 67 per cent were identified or identified themselves as English, 10.1 per cent British, 0.9 per cent (2,192) Welsh only (only meaning not combined with British or any other identity) and 0.2 per cent (534) Cornish. Another 705 people define themselves as only Irish, and 541 as only Northern Irish. 2,311 say they are only Scottish.
238,263 Plymouth people are white British, 153 are Gypsies or Travellers, 875 are British Indian, 202 British Pakistani, 359 British Bangladeshi, 1,251 British Chinese and 1,219 British other Asian.
1,106 people are defined as Black British African in Plymouth with another 343 Caribbean and 229 defined as other Black. The census lists 399 people in Plymouth as Arab and 605 as 'other'.
148,917 people in Plymouth are Christian, 881 are Buddhist, 567 are Hindu, 168 are Jewish, 2,078 are Muslim, 89 are Sikh, 1,198 are listed as 'other religion' 84,295 have no religion and 18,191 did not state a religion.
27.8 per cent of Plymouth households have no car or van. 45.7 per cent have one, 21.3 have two, 4 have three, 1.2 have four or more - a total of 115,466 vehicles in the city.
47,073 people in Plymouth have no qualifications. There are 12,093 economically inactive students in the city - with another 5,692 who are in employment and 1,559 who are unemployed.
The city has 28,356 part-time employees, 69,234 full-time employees, 13, 116 self-employed people and 8,136 unemployed people. 7,483 people are listed as 'looking after home or family'.
The city has 10,042 people listed as disabled or long-term sick and 3,441 listed as 'economically inactive: other'.
In Plymouth 1,115 people are listed as unemployed, never worked and 3,009 are long-term unemployed.
Country of birth of people in Plymouth
The average person living in the South West is 42, white, British, Christian and owns their own home rather than renting a council house.
One in five of us has no qualifications, and one in 10 is providing unpaid care for someone else.
The figures show that, across England and Wales, the population on Census day was 56.1 million – an increase of 3.7 million (7 per cent) since 2001.
There were 5.3 million residents in the South West. This was an increase of some 345,000 (7 per cent) since 2001, and represents nine per cent of the population of England and Wales.
The median age of the region was 42 - three years higher than the England and Wales average. Within the region this ranged from 33 in Bristol to 51 in West Somerset.
Guy Goodwin, ONS Director of Census, said: “This is just the tip of the iceberg of census statistics. Further rich layers of vital information will be revealed as we publish more detailed data for very local levels over the coming months.”
Jointly with the South East, the South West had the smallest proportion of ‘socially rented local authority’ households (6 per cent).
The South West had the highest proportion (35 per cent) of households in England that owned their homes outright.
The South West had the highest proportion of people in England declaring their ethnicity as ‘White’ (at 95 per cent). This is a 2 percentage point decrease since 2001, the smallest of all the regions.
The South West region had the lowest proportions of ‘Pakistani’, ‘Bangladeshi’ and ‘Chinese’ residents (all at less than 1 per cent).
In the South West there was a decrease of 12 per cent in the proportion of people who stated their religious affiliation as ‘Christian’, as in most regions of England and Wales between 2001 and 2011.
In 2011, 60 per cent of residents in this region were Christian.
The South West had the lowest proportion of Muslims (1 per cent) in England and Wales, the lowest proportion of Sikhs (0.1 per cent), and the highest proportion of Buddhists (0.4 per cent) in England and Wales.
In 2011 there were 405,000 foreign-born residents in the South West, 8 per cent of the usual resident population.
In the South West 21 per cent of people aged 16 and over had no recognised qualification. This is 6 percentage points lower than the proportion with a qualification of degree level or above.
The South West had 18 per cent of people whose day to day activities were limited by a long term health problem or disability. This region had 11 per cent of its people providing unpaid care for someone with an illness or disability.