Rainham Central Demographics (Medway, England)

Rainham Central is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Rainham, Wigmore, Gillingham Business Park, Parkwood, Farthing Corner and Mierscourt Valley.

In the 2011 census the population of Rainham Central was 12,252 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Rainham Central is 43, while the median age is higher at 45.

91.9% of people living in Rainham Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% North Africa, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Kenya.

98.1% of people living in Rainham Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Panjabi, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Rainham Central is 66.8% Christian, 23.2% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.9% Sikh, 0.7% Hindu, 0.2% Buddhist. 776 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.3% of people are married, 8.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 458 widowed people living in Rainham Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Rainham Central are Administrative and secretarial 15.4%, Professional 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.5%, Administrative 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.8%, Sales and customer service 8.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.4%, Elementary 8.0%.

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