Upper Wensum Demographics (Breckland, England)

Upper Wensum is a ward in Breckland of East of England, England and includes areas of Stibbard, Brisley, Guestwick Green, Guist, Twyford, Whissonsett, Bintree, Guestwick, Hindolveston, Broom Green, Brisley Green, Themelthorpe, Foulsham, Thurning, Wood Norton, Horningtoft, Gateley, Worthing, Elmham and North Elmham.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Wensum was 2,265 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Upper Wensum is 46, while the median age is higher at 48.

93.9% of people living in Upper Wensum were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Central America, 0.2% Kenya, 0.1% South Africa.

99.0% of people living in Upper Wensum speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Spanish, 0.1% Panjabi, 0.1% Afrikaans, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Upper Wensum is 64.1% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Muslim. 176 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.5% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 112 widowed people living in Upper Wensum.

The top occupations listed by people in Upper Wensum are Skilled trades 18.1%, Professional 16.5%, Elementary 11.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Caring personal service 9.0%, Associate professional and technical 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.5%.

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