Rooksdown Demographics (Basingstoke and Deane, England)

Rooksdown is a ward in Basingstoke and Deane of South East, England and includes areas of Sherborne St. John, Rooksdown, Vickers Business Centre and Popley.

In the 2011 census the population of Rooksdown was 3,580 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Rooksdown is 29, while the median age is also 29.

82.8% of people living in Rooksdown were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.1% India, 1.1% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% China.

92.6% of people living in Rooksdown speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Polish, 0.5% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% French, 0.3% Slovak, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of Rooksdown is 50.2% Christian, 38.4% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 1.2% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 227 people did not state a religion. 25 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

39.7% of people are married, 24.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 163 widowed people living in Rooksdown.

The top occupations listed by people in Rooksdown are Professional 26.4%, Associate professional and technical 18.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 10.9%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Administrative 8.6%, Skilled trades 8.1%, Elementary 7.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%.

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