Hempstead and Wigmore Demographics (Medway, England)

Hempstead and Wigmore is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Hempstead, Bredhurst, Lidsing and Hempstead Valley.

In the 2011 census the population of Hempstead and Wigmore was 8,003 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Hempstead and Wigmore is 43, while the median age is higher at 46.

89.7% of people living in Hempstead and Wigmore were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% India, 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Kenya, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Northern Ireland.

97.4% of people living in Hempstead and Wigmore speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Panjabi, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Slovak.

The religious make up of Hempstead and Wigmore is 65.0% Christian, 21.8% No religion, 2.1% Muslim, 1.9% Hindu, 1.3% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish. 530 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.5% of people are married, 7.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.8% are separated or divorced. There are 280 widowed people living in Hempstead and Wigmore.

The top occupations listed by people in Hempstead and Wigmore are Professional 18.7%, Administrative and secretarial 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 14.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.4%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative 10.7%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Sales and customer service 9.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.0%, Sales 7.8%.