Bocking South Demographics (Braintree, England)

Bocking South is a ward in Braintree of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Bocking South was 5,796 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Bocking South is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

91.3% of people living in Bocking South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% Jamaica.

96.7% of people living in Bocking South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.2% French, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Bocking South is 56.4% Christian, 34.5% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.4% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 392 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.4% of people are married, 14.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 346 widowed people living in Bocking South.

The top occupations listed by people in Bocking South are Skilled trades 14.8%, Elementary 14.7%, Elementary administration and service 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Professional 9.2%.

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