Braintree South Demographics (Braintree, England)

Braintree South is a ward in Braintree of East of England, England and includes areas of Hawbush Green, Rayne Hatch, Youngs End, Three Ashes, Pattiswick Green, Lanham Green, Wren Park, Blake End, Row Green, Little Slamseys, Cut Hedge, Withers Green and Perry Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Braintree South was 7,477 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Braintree South is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

90.9% of people living in Braintree South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South America, 0.1% Bangladesh.

95.9% of people living in Braintree South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Thai.

The religious make up of Braintree South is 56.4% Christian, 34.2% No religion, 0.8% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Sikh. 527 people did not state a religion. 28 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.6% of people are married, 13.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 424 widowed people living in Braintree South.

The top occupations listed by people in Braintree South are Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Elementary 12.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 10.6%, Professional 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Administrative 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%.