Census figures reveal the make up Bath and north east Somerset
Census figures revealing the race, religion, martial status and car and home ownership of the population of Bath and north east Somerset have been released today.
Data shows there were 176,016 men, women and children in Bath and north east Somerset on Census Day 2011.
Of those, 65,130 were married or in a civil partnership, 15,680 cohabiting, 38,712 single and never married, 8,728 divorced and 8,778 widowed.
The district was also home to 4,168 single parents, 3,742 of them women, with 1,458 of the lone parents not in employment
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The Census data revealed that 60.9 per cent were identified or identified themselves as English, 11.4 per cent British, 1.3 Welsh, 0.7 Scottish and 0.4 Irish.
Figures released show 158,640 were white British, 58 gipsies or travellers, 1,116 British Indian, 170 British Pakistani, 219 British Bangladeshi, 1,912 British Chinese, 1,160 British other Asian, 499 were defined as black British African, another 672 Caribbean, 375 as Arab and 367 as "other".
In Bath and North East Somerset 22 per cent of households have no car or van, 42.3 per cent have one, 27.1 two, 6.1 per cent three and 2.5 per cent four or more with a total of 92,628 vehicles in the district.
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 popuklation on census day was 56.1 million – an increase of 3.7 million (seven per cent) since 2001.
There were 5.3 million residents in the South West. This was an increase of some 345,000 (seven 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.
For more go to http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/census/2011-census/key-statistics-for-local-authorities-in-england-and-wales/index.html