Rochford Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Rochford was 83,287 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rochford is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.7% of people living in Rochford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Australia.

99.0% of people living in Rochford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Rochford is 63.4% Christian, 27.4% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Jewish, 0.3% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 6,038 people did not state a religion. 310 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.6% of people are married, 10.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 3,674 widowed people living in Rochford.

The top occupations listed by people in Rochford are Administrative and secretarial 16.5%, Professional 14.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Administrative 11.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.8%, Corporate managers and directors 8.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.1%, Elementary 7.9%, Sales and customer service 7.7%.