Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens: How many Jedi Knights are living in Northampton

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

If you registered your religion as Jedi Knight in the last census, you are contributing to a growing population of order members in the region.

We may all be waiting for the arrival of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens to catch up with the most famous Jedi Knights in the universe - when really, there are some much closer to home.

In the latest census, thousands of people in Northamptonshire the submitted their religion as Jedi Knight - choosing to follow the divine order of the galaxy.

Figures have been released for each local authority area in the country, with Leeds as the Jedi capital of the UK.

In Northampton there are 737 Jedi Knights, 0.35% of the population.

In Daventry there are 225 Jedi Knights, 0.29% of the population.

In Wellingborough there are 238 Jedi Knights, 0.32% of the population.

In Kettering there are 308 Jedi Knights, 0.33% of the population.

In Corby there are 187 Jedi Knights, 0.31% of the population.

The latest instalment of the Star Wars saga will hit cinema screens in the early hours of tomorrow morning, with fan favourites Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill reprising their roles as Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo.