Blything Demographics (Waveney, England)

Blything is a ward in Waveney of East of England, England and includes areas of Sotherton and Spexhall.

In the 2011 census the population of Blything was 2,150 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Blything is 47, while the median age is higher at 51.

94.4% of people living in Blything were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Nigeria.

99.1% of people living in Blything speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Blything is 64.1% Christian, 26.2% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu. 177 people did not state a religion. 6 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.5% of people are married, 11.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 91 widowed people living in Blything.

The top occupations listed by people in Blything are Skilled trades 18.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.0%, Professional 12.9%, Elementary 12.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.6%, Elementary administration and service 9.4%, Associate professional and technical 8.9%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Caring personal service 7.8%.

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