Purley on Thames Demographics (West Berkshire, England)

Purley on Thames is a ward in West Berkshire of South East, England and includes areas of Ashampstead, Purley On Thames, Ashampstead Green, Sulham, Upper Basildon, Tidmarsh, Ashampstead Common and Pangbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Purley on Thames was 6,548 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Purley on Thames is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

87.1% of people living in Purley on Thames were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.7% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Kenya.

96.8% of people living in Purley on Thames speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Gujarati.

The religious make up of Purley on Thames is 64.6% Christian, 25.1% No religion, 1.0% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 424 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

59.1% of people are married, 9.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.3% are separated or divorced. There are 257 widowed people living in Purley on Thames.

The top occupations listed by people in Purley on Thames are Professional 22.2%, Associate professional and technical 15.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.7%, Skilled trades 10.8%, Corporate managers and directors 10.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.4%, Administrative 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.3%.

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