Shepway North Demographics (Maidstone, England)

Shepway North is a ward in Maidstone of South East, England and includes areas of Shepway.

In the 2011 census the population of Shepway North was 9,043 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Shepway North is 39, while the median age is also 39.

90.5% of people living in Shepway North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

95.6% of people living in Shepway North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Nepalese, 0.6% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Romanian.

The religious make up of Shepway North is 58.3% Christian, 30.6% No religion, 1.7% Muslim, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.8% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist. 633 people did not state a religion. 37 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.5% of people are married, 11.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.6% are separated or divorced. There are 375 widowed people living in Shepway North.

The top occupations listed by people in Shepway North are Elementary 15.7%, Skilled trades 14.7%, Elementary administration and service 14.0%, Sales and customer service 10.7%, Professional 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.5%, Sales 9.2%.

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