Rayleigh Central Demographics (Rochford, England)

Rayleigh Central is a ward in Rochford of East of England, England and includes areas of Hambro and The Chase.

In the 2011 census the population of Rayleigh Central was 4,255 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Rayleigh Central is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.

94.8% of people living in Rayleigh Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.0% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% United States, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

99.2% of people living in Rayleigh Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Rayleigh Central is 64.2% Christian, 24.5% No religion, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Atheist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 399 people did not state a religion. 14 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.6% of people are married, 7.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.9% are separated or divorced. There are 169 widowed people living in Rayleigh Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Rayleigh Central are Administrative and secretarial 17.3%, Professional 15.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Administrative 13.2%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.3%, Sales and customer service 8.7%, Elementary 8.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%, Corporate managers and directors 7.4%.