Waveney Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of Waveney was 115,254 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.
The average age of people in Waveney is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.
94.0% of people living in Waveney were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Australia.
98.4% of people living in Waveney speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Polish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Turkish.
The religious make up of Waveney is 60.7% Christian, 30.2% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish.
8,572 people did not state a religion. 335 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 27 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
49.5% of people are married, 12.4% 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, 9.0% are separated or divorced. There are 6,778 widowed people living in Waveney.
The top occupations listed by people in Waveney are Skilled trades 15.7%, Elementary 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.0%, Professional 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.2%.
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- Beccles North, Beccles South, Blything, Bungay, Carlton, Carlton Colville, Gunton and Corton, Halesworth, Harbour, Kessingland, Kirkley, Lothingland, Normanston, Oulton, Oulton Broad, Pakefield, Southwold and Reydon, St Margaret's, The Saints, Wainford, Whitton, Worlingham, Wrentham
- 2011 Census United Kingdom