West Chesterton Demographics (Cambridge, England)

West Chesterton is a ward in Cambridge of East of England, England and includes areas of Fallow Field, New Chesterton, Midsummer Common, Chesterton Fen Road Estate, Chesterton and Jesus Green.

In the 2011 census the population of West Chesterton was 8,629 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in West Chesterton is 38, while the median age is lower at 35.

67.0% of people living in West Chesterton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% United States, 2.2% Scotland, 1.2% China, 1.1% India, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Australia, 1.0% South America, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Northern Ireland.

83.5% of people living in West Chesterton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Polish, 1.4% Spanish, 1.2% German, 1.2% Italian, 1.1% French, 0.9% All other Chinese, 0.7% Russian, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Portuguese.

The religious make up of West Chesterton is 43.3% Christian, 40.6% No religion, 2.0% Muslim, 1.2% Buddhist, 1.1% Hindu, 0.6% Jewish, 0.3% Atheist, 0.2% Sikh. 805 people did not state a religion. 46 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

39.6% of people are married, 12.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 365 widowed people living in West Chesterton.

The top occupations listed by people in West Chesterton are Professional 44.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 16.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Teaching and educational professionals 12.2%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 12.2%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals 7.6%, Administrative and secretarial 7.3%, Elementary 6.9%.

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