Gillingham Demographics (South Norfolk, England)

Gillingham is a ward in South Norfolk of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Gillingham was 2,871 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Gillingham is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

94.9% of people living in Gillingham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% India, 0.1% South America, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

99.0% of people living in Gillingham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Malay, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Gillingham is 63.0% Christian, 27.1% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist.

242 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.2% of people are married, 11.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.1% are separated or divorced. There are 112 widowed people living in Gillingham.

The top occupations listed by people in Gillingham are Skilled trades 18.7%, Professional 16.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Elementary 9.5%, Caring personal service 8.4%, Administrative 7.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.4%.

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