Dereham-Central Demographics (Breckland, England)

Dereham-Central is a ward in Breckland of East of England, England and includes areas of East Dereham, Whinburgh, Littlefields, Toftwood, Moorgate, Toftwood Common, Westfield, Dumpling Green, Rashes Green Industrial Estate, Rashes Green, Yaxham and Clint Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Dereham-Central was 6,515 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Dereham-Central is 42, while the median age is lower at 41.

91.7% of people living in Dereham-Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% South America, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

96.8% of people living in Dereham-Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Portuguese, 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% British sign language.

The religious make up of Dereham-Central is 61.9% Christian, 29.2% No religion, 0.2% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 456 people did not state a religion. 30 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

45.2% of people are married, 13.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 420 widowed people living in Dereham-Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Dereham-Central are Elementary 13.3%, Skilled trades 13.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.1%, Sales and customer service 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.0%, Associate professional and technical 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Sales 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.7%, Caring personal service 9.7%.

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