Rochester East Demographics (Medway, England)

Rochester East is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Delce and New Horsted.

In the 2011 census the population of Rochester East was 10,351 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rochester East is 37, while the median age is lower at 36.

85.4% of people living in Rochester East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.4% India, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.9% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

93.3% of people living in Rochester East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Bengali, 0.8% Panjabi, 0.8% Polish, 0.3% Bulgarian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Turkish, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Italian.

The religious make up of Rochester East is 49.7% Christian, 34.7% No religion, 3.6% Muslim, 1.9% Sikh, 0.8% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.

738 people did not state a religion. 54 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.8% of people are married, 14.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.0% are separated or divorced. There are 682 widowed people living in Rochester East.

The top occupations listed by people in Rochester East are Professional 14.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.6%, Skilled trades 12.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Elementary 11.9%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Administrative 9.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.5%.

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