Norwich | demography

Demography

Population Change
YearPop.±%
1801 35,633—    
1821 48,792+36.9%
1841 60,418+23.8%
1861 70,958+17.4%
1881 79,977+12.7%
YearPop.±%
1901 100,815+26.1%
1921 112,533+11.6%
1941 112,669+0.1%
1951 110,633−1.8%
1961 116,231+5.1%
YearPop.±%
1971 122,118+5.1%
1981 119,764−1.9%
1991 127,074+6.1%
2001 121,553−4.3%
2011 132,512+9.0%
[86][87]

The United Kingdom Census 2011 reported a resident population for the City of Norwich of 132,512, a 9% increase over the 2001 census.[87] The urban or built-up area of Norwich had a population of 213,166 according to the 2011 census.[5] This area extends beyond the city boundary, with extensive suburban areas on the western, northern and eastern sides, including Costessey, Taverham, Hellesdon, Bowthorpe, Old Catton, Sprowston and Thorpe St Andrew. The parliamentary seats cross over into adjacent local government districts. The population of the Norwich Travel to Work Area (i. e. the self-contained labour-market area in and around Norwich in which most people live and commute to work) is 282,000 (mid-2009 estimate).[7] Norwich is the fourth most densely populated local government district in the East of England, with 3,480 people per square kilometre (8,993 per square mile).

In 2011 the racial composition of Norwich's population was 90.9% White (84.7% White British, 0.7% White Irish, 0.1% Gypsy or Irish Traveller, 5.4% Other White), 4.5% Asian (1.3% Indian, 0.2% Pakistani, 0.4% Bangladeshi, 1.3% Chinese, 1.3% Other Asian), 2.3% of mixed race (0.5% White and Black Caribbean, 0.5% White and Black African, 0.7% White and Asian, 0.6% Other Mixed), 1.6% Black (1.3% African, 0.2% Caribbean, 0.1% Other Black), 0.5% Arab and 0.4% of other ethnic heritage.[88] In terms of religion, 44.9% of the population are Christian, 2% are Muslim, 0.8% are Hindu, 0.7% are Buddhist, 0.2% are Jewish, 0.1% are Sikh, 0.7% belong to another religion, 42.5% have no religion and 8.2% did not state their religion.[89] In both the 2001 and 2011 censuses, Norwich was found to be the least religious city in England, with the largest proportion of respondents with no reported religion, compared to 25.1% across England and Wales.[90]

The largest quinary group is 20 to 24-year-olds (14.6%) because of the large university student population.[91]

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Norwich
العربية: نورتش
aragonés: Norwich
asturianu: Norwich
azərbaycanca: Norviç
تۆرکجه: نوریچ
башҡортса: Норидж
беларуская: Норыдж
български: Норич
bosanski: Norwich
brezhoneg: Norwich
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čeština: Norwich
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Deutsch: Norwich
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Interlingue: Norwich
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עברית: נוריץ'
қазақша: Норидж
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Kiswahili: Norwich
Latina: Nordovicum
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lietuvių: Noridžas
lumbaart: Norwich
magyar: Norwich
مازِرونی: نورویچ
日本語: ノリッジ
norsk: Norwich
norsk nynorsk: Norwich
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਨੌਰਿਜ
پنجابی: ناروچ
polski: Norwich
português: Norwich
Qaraqalpaqsha: Norwich
română: Norwich
Runa Simi: Norwich
русский: Норидж
Scots: Norwich
Simple English: Norwich
slovenčina: Norwich
ślůnski: Norwich
کوردی: نۆریچ
српски / srpski: Норич
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Norwich
suomi: Norwich
svenska: Norwich
Tagalog: Norwich
татарча/tatarça: Норвич
ไทย: นอริช
Türkçe: Norwich
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اردو: نارویچ
Tiếng Việt: Norwich
Volapük: Norwich
Winaray: Norwich
粵語: 諾列治
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