Rainham South Demographics (Medway, England)

Rainham South is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Rainham, Mierscourt Valley, Farthing Corner, Parkwood and Otterham Quay.

In the 2011 census the population of Rainham South was 13,273 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rainham South is 39, while the median age is also 39.

92.0% of people living in Rainham South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Hong Kong .

98.3% of people living in Rainham South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Panjabi, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Rainham South is 60.1% Christian, 30.1% No religion, 0.8% Sikh, 0.7% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 879 people did not state a religion. 52 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.6% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 744 widowed people living in Rainham South.

The top occupations listed by people in Rainham South are Administrative and secretarial 15.9%, Skilled trades 13.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.3%, Professional 12.2%, Administrative 11.6%, Sales and customer service 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Elementary 9.1%, Sales 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%.

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