Popley East Demographics (Basingstoke and Deane, England)

Popley East is a ward in Basingstoke and Deane of South East, England and includes areas of Vickers Business Centre, Popley, Sherborne St. John and Rooksdown.

In the 2011 census the population of Popley East was 5,891 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Popley East is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

81.6% of people living in Popley East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% India, 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Nigeria.

90.2% of people living in Popley East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Polish, 2.4% Nepalese, 0.7% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.4% Malayalam, 0.3% Slovak, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% Tamil.

The religious make up of Popley East is 52.3% Christian, 35.4% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 1.4% Buddhist, 1.0% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 404 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

41.1% of people are married, 14.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 394 widowed people living in Popley East.

The top occupations listed by people in Popley East are Elementary 18.5%, Elementary administration and service 17.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Professional 11.2%, Skilled trades 10.9%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Administrative 9.3%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%.