Strood South Demographics (Medway, England)

Strood South is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Temple.

In the 2011 census the population of Strood South was 15,076 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Strood South is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

90.9% of people living in Strood South were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Ghana.

96.7% of people living in Strood South speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% German, 0.1% Czech.

The religious make up of Strood South is 57.5% Christian, 32.0% No religion, 0.9% Sikh, 0.9% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 1,031 people did not state a religion. 56 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.1% of people are married, 15.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 824 widowed people living in Strood South.

The top occupations listed by people in Strood South are Skilled trades 15.0%, Elementary 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 12.0%, Elementary administration and service 11.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 10.7%, Sales and customer service 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Professional 8.9%, Administrative 8.8%.