Thorpe Demographics (Southend-on-Sea, England)

Thorpe is a ward in Southend-on-Sea of East of England, England and includes areas of Bournes Green, Southchurch, Thorpe Bay and North Shoebury.

In the 2011 census the population of Thorpe was 9,215 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Thorpe is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

90.4% of people living in Thorpe were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% South Africa.

97.4% of people living in Thorpe speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% French, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Thorpe is 62.7% Christian, 23.6% No religion, 2.2% Jewish, 1.3% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 727 people did not state a religion. 33 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.5% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.8% are separated or divorced. There are 406 widowed people living in Thorpe.

The top occupations listed by people in Thorpe are Professional 18.8%, Administrative and secretarial 16.0%, Associate professional and technical 15.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.1%, Administrative 11.0%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.3%, Skilled trades 8.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%, Sales and customer service 7.4%.

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