Shepway Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Shepway was 107,969 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Shepway is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

87.9% of people living in Shepway were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Philippines.

95.1% of people living in Shepway speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Nepalese, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Slovak, 0.2% French, 0.2% Czech, 0.1% German, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Shepway is 62.3% Christian, 25.9% No religion, 1.4% Hindu, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.7% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic.

8,171 people did not state a religion. 471 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.1% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.1% are separated or divorced. There are 6,682 widowed people living in Shepway.

The top occupations listed by people in Shepway are Professional 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Skilled trades 12.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.8%, Elementary 11.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Sales and customer service 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%.