Rochester South and Horsted Demographics (Medway, England)

Rochester South and Horsted is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Delce and New Horsted.

In the 2011 census the population of Rochester South and Horsted was 12,678 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rochester South and Horsted is 41, while the median age is higher at 42.

88.1% of people living in Rochester South and Horsted were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.5% India, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

95.2% of people living in Rochester South and Horsted speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Panjabi, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Bengali, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Rochester South and Horsted is 58.7% Christian, 25.6% No religion, 5.0% Sikh, 1.8% Muslim, 1.4% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish.

820 people did not state a religion. 55 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.9% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.9% are separated or divorced. There are 570 widowed people living in Rochester South and Horsted.

The top occupations listed by people in Rochester South and Horsted are Professional 14.2%, Administrative and secretarial 13.8%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Elementary 11.2%, Administrative 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.2%.

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