Stour Demographics (Ashford, England)

Stour is a ward in Ashford of South East, England and includes areas of Bybrook, The Warren and Henwood Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Stour was 5,240 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Stour is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

82.3% of people living in Stour were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% India, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

88.9% of people living in Stour speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Nepalese, 1.4% Polish, 0.6% French, 0.3% Malayalam, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Russian.

The religious make up of Stour is 59.0% Christian, 26.0% No religion, 3.5% Hindu, 1.6% Buddhist, 1.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Sikh. 408 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.5% of people are married, 13.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.2% are separated or divorced. There are 307 widowed people living in Stour.

The top occupations listed by people in Stour are Professional 15.7%, Elementary 14.0%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Skilled trades 11.6%, Elementary administration and service 11.2%, Administrative and secretarial 10.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.5%, Sales 7.8%.

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