St Laurence Demographics (Southend-on-Sea, England)

St Laurence is a ward in Southend-on-Sea of East of England, England and includes areas of Southend-On-Sea X, Priory Park, Eastwoodbury and Southend Airport.

In the 2011 census the population of St Laurence was 9,726 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in St Laurence is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

92.1% of people living in St Laurence were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 0.9% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% China, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

97.7% of people living in St Laurence speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Czech, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Shona.

The religious make up of St Laurence is 58.9% Christian, 29.8% No religion, 1.5% Muslim, 0.5% Hindu, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Sikh. 733 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

47.0% of people are married, 11.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.9% are separated or divorced. There are 642 widowed people living in St Laurence.

The top occupations listed by people in St Laurence are Administrative and secretarial 15.7%, Skilled trades 14.7%, Administrative 12.2%, Professional 11.6%, Elementary 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Sales and customer service 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%.

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