Branksome East Demographics (Poole, England)

Branksome East is a ward in Poole of South West, England and includes areas of Branksome, Bourne Bottom, Bourne Valley, Redlands and St. Aldhelm's.

In the 2011 census the population of Branksome East was 6,206 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Branksome East is 40, while the median age is lower at 38.

82.9% of people living in Branksome East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.8% China, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% South America, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

92.2% of people living in Branksome East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 1.0% All other Chinese, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Korean, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of Branksome East is 59.1% Christian, 29.4% No religion, 1.4% Muslim, 0.7% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 453 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.2% of people are married, 12.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 26.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 380 widowed people living in Branksome East.

The top occupations listed by people in Branksome East are Professional 17.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.2%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Elementary 9.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.5%, Administrative 8.0%.

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