Wensum Demographics (Norwich, England)

Wensum is a ward in Norwich of East of England, England and includes areas of Guardian Road Industrial Estate, Larkman Estate and Marlpit Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Wensum was 11,504 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

86.7% of people living in Wensum were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% China, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% South America.

93.1% of people living in Wensum speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.9% Polish, 0.7% Lithuanian, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.5% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Malayalam, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious make up of Wensum is 44.5% No religion, 43.4% Christian, 1.5% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.5% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Sikh. 873 people did not state a religion. 75 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 9 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

34.3% of people are married, 14.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 35.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 722 widowed people living in Wensum.

The top occupations listed by people in Wensum are Elementary 18.6%, Elementary administration and service 16.6%, Professional 15.6%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Sales and customer service 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Sales 9.5%, Associate professional and technical 9.0%, Administrative and secretarial 8.8%, Caring personal service 8.5%.

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