Birchington South Demographics (Thanet, England)

Birchington South is a ward in Thanet of South East, England and includes areas of Queensdown, Bartletts, Sarre, Brooksend, Potten Street, Woodchurch, Acol and St. Nicholas At Wade.

In the 2011 census the population of Birchington South was 6,261 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Birchington South is 50, while the median age is higher at 54.

92.4% of people living in Birchington South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

98.6% of people living in Birchington South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% German, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Birchington South is 70.8% Christian, 19.8% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.5% Jewish, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Buddhist. 437 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

48.4% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.3% are separated or divorced. There are 426 widowed people living in Birchington South.

The top occupations listed by people in Birchington South are Skilled trades 14.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.9%, Professional 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.9%, Caring personal service 11.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.0%, Elementary 10.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Sales and customer service 9.4%, Administrative 9.0%.