Strood North Demographics (Medway, England)

Strood North is a ward in Medway of South East, England and includes areas of Strood, Bill Street, Wainscott, Lower Upnor, Frindsbury, Medway City Estate, Upper Upnor and Upnor.

In the 2011 census the population of Strood North was 13,766 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Strood North is 38, while the median age is also 38.

88.8% of people living in Strood North were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% India, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Kenya.

95.5% of people living in Strood North speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Panjabi, 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious make up of Strood North is 56.4% Christian, 28.7% No religion, 3.1% Sikh, 1.1% Muslim, 1.1% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 961 people did not state a religion. 52 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.3% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.3% are separated or divorced. There are 638 widowed people living in Strood North.

The top occupations listed by people in Strood North are Skilled trades 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.9%, Professional 12.3%, Elementary 11.6%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.3%, Sales and customer service 10.0%, Administrative 9.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Elementary administration and service 9.3%.