Rochester East Demographics (Medway, England)
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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