Chatham Central Demographics (Medway, England)

Chatham Central is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Upper Luton and Southill Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Chatham Central was 16,413 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Chatham Central is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

76.4% of people living in Chatham Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.1% India, 1.3% Bangladesh, 1.2% Nigeria, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Pakistan.

84.5% of people living in Chatham Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Polish, 1.6% Slovak, 1.5% Panjabi, 1.3% Bengali, 0.9% Czech, 0.8% Latvian, 0.8% Russian, 0.7% Lithuanian, 0.5% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Chatham Central is 51.7% Christian, 29.2% No religion, 4.6% Muslim, 3.2% Sikh, 2.1% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 1,233 people did not state a religion. 50 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.5% of people are married, 13.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 958 widowed people living in Chatham Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Chatham Central are Elementary 20.3%, Elementary administration and service 16.1%, Professional 11.7%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Sales and customer service 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Sales 8.4%.

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