Chalkwell Demographics (Southend-on-Sea, England)

Chalkwell is a ward in Southend-on-Sea of East of England, England and includes areas of Westcliff, Chalkwell and The Ridgeway.

In the 2011 census the population of Chalkwell was 10,045 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Chalkwell is 43, while the median age is lower at 40.

84.9% of people living in Chalkwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% Ireland, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 1.0% Ghana, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Australia.

94.2% of people living in Chalkwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.6% Shona, 0.6% Russian, 0.3% Romanian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Czech, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Urdu.

The religious make up of Chalkwell is 54.3% Christian, 29.7% No religion, 3.8% Jewish, 1.5% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Sikh. 852 people did not state a religion. 50 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

38.2% of people are married, 14.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 557 widowed people living in Chalkwell.

The top occupations listed by people in Chalkwell are Professional 20.7%, Associate professional and technical 18.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.7%, Administrative 10.0%, Skilled trades 8.9%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%, Elementary 7.0%.

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