North Downs East Demographics (Shepway, England)

North Downs East is a ward in Shepway of South East, England and includes areas of Lower Standen, Old Hawkinge, Hawkinge, Capel, Hockley Sole, Gibraltar, Drellingore, Capel-Le-Ferne, Cauldham and Densole.

In the 2011 census the population of North Downs East was 9,401 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in North Downs East is 37, while the median age is also 37.

89.5% of people living in North Downs East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia.

96.0% of people living in North Downs East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Nepalese, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% French, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of North Downs East is 63.8% Christian, 25.6% No religion, 1.3% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.7% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 609 people did not state a religion. 39 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.5% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.4% are separated or divorced. There are 392 widowed people living in North Downs East.

The top occupations listed by people in North Downs East are Associate professional and technical 15.4%, Professional 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Skilled trades 11.4%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Administrative 9.0%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Elementary 8.4%.