Bocking Blackwater Demographics (Braintree, England)

Bocking Blackwater is a ward in Braintree of East of England, England and includes areas of Giffin's End, Becker's Green, Bocking Place, Chapel Hill and Thistley Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Bocking Blackwater was 8,183 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bocking Blackwater is 38, while the median age is higher at 39.

91.2% of people living in Bocking Blackwater were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% India, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

96.8% of people living in Bocking Blackwater speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Polish, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Bocking Blackwater is 59.8% Christian, 30.7% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu.

590 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

53.4% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 358 widowed people living in Bocking Blackwater.

The top occupations listed by people in Bocking Blackwater are Skilled trades 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Associate professional and technical 12.0%, Professional 11.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Elementary 10.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Administrative 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.1%.

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