Rochester West Demographics (Medway, England)

Rochester West is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Troy Town, Burham, Borstal, Scarborough, Burham Court and Wouldham.

In the 2011 census the population of Rochester West was 10,779 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

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

85.5% of people living in Rochester West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% United States.

95.2% of people living in Rochester West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious make up of Rochester West is 57.3% Christian, 29.1% No religion, 2.8% Muslim, 0.9% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 784 people did not state a religion. 58 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.1% of people are married, 13.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.9% are separated or divorced. There are 673 widowed people living in Rochester West.

The top occupations listed by people in Rochester West are Professional 21.2%, Associate professional and technical 16.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Elementary 8.3%, Administrative 8.3%, Corporate managers and directors 8.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.4%, Elementary administration and service 7.2%.

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