Braintree Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Braintree was 147,084 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Braintree is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.
92.0% of people living in Braintree were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia.
97.5% of people living in Braintree speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Hungarian.
The religious make up of Braintree is 61.3% Christian, 29.5% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh.
10,499 people did not state a religion. 565 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 16 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
51.1% of people are married, 12.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 7,700 widowed people living in Braintree.
The top occupations listed by people in Braintree are Skilled trades 13.6%, Professional 13.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 12.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Elementary 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Administrative 9.0%, Elementary administration and service 8.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%.
Browse for Braintree Demographics by ward/suburb
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- Braintree Areas
- Black Notley and Terling, Bocking Blackwater, Bocking North, Bocking South, Bradwell, Silver End and Rivenhall, Braintree Central, Braintree East, Braintree South, Bumpstead, Coggeshall and North Feering, Cressing and Stisted, Gosfield and Greenstead Green, Great Notley and Braintree West, Halstead St Andrew's, Halstead Trinity, Hatfield Peverel, Hedingham and Maplestead, Kelvedon, Panfield, Rayne, Stour Valley North, Stour Valley South, The Three Colnes, Three Fields, Upper Colne, Witham Chipping Hill and Central, Witham North, Witham South, Witham West, Yeldham
- 2011 Census United Kingdom