Brickhill Demographics (Bedford, England)

Brickhill is a ward in Bedford of East of England, England and includes areas of Brickhill and Manton Industrial Estate.

In the 2011 census the population of Brickhill was 8,153 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Brickhill is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

82.6% of people living in Brickhill were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 1.9% India, 1.2% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.6% Jamaica, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Pakistan.

93.8% of people living in Brickhill speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Polish, 0.9% Panjabi, 0.9% Italian, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% French, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Brickhill is 65.5% Christian, 20.4% No religion, 2.6% Sikh, 1.5% Hindu, 1.4% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist. 550 people did not state a religion. 31 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.4% of people are married, 8.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 460 widowed people living in Brickhill.

The top occupations listed by people in Brickhill are Professional 19.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Skilled trades 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.1%, Administrative 10.0%, Elementary 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.4%, Elementary administration and service 8.7%, Sales and customer service 8.4%.

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